Special guest Danny Janklow on sax just added! Bandleader, drummer and composer, Alex Snydman, launched himself onto the modern jazz landscape with his 2013 debut album entitled Fortunate Action. All About Jazz declares "Fortunate Action deserves serious attention from critics and fans alike." This sentiment is echoed by EJAZZ NEWS saying "Alex Snydman has offered the listening public a new level of sound, with accolade-blanketed reactions" and Brent Black of Critical Jazz declaring the album as "One of the best for 2013...4.5 Stars...on point in every possible fashion."
Alex has performed at major jazz clubs and festivals on the East and West Coasts as a leader and sideman, sharing the stage with artists such as Larry Goldings, Grammy winner Charles Neville, Larry Koonse, Grace Kelly, Josh Nelson, Avery Sharpe, Joe Sanders, Miro Sprague, Tatum Greenblatt, Chris Pattishall, Josh Johnson, Danny Janklow and many more. For more info visit www.alexsnydmanmusic.com
Joining Alex will be two pianists (one on each set), the first of which is Miro Sprague. Miro has garnered quite the touring resume since he graduated from the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute and has gone on to tour with Karrin Allison, Matt Wilson, Greg Osby, Jerry Bergonzi, Lindah Oh, Houston Person among others.
"Miro is pure music to me. Imagination and intuition take the place of anything expected. He has a great sensitivity that shines." - Jerry Bergonzi of the New England Conservatory www.mirosprague.com
Deemed a “Musical Genius” by Global Good News, American jazz pianist, Keelan Dimick, is a finalist in both the American Pianists Association Competition and the Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition in 2018. Additionally, Keelan has shared the stage with jazz luminaries, including Kobie Watkins, David Liebman, Walter Smith III, Brian Lynch, and multi-platinum recording artist Michael Feinstein.
Rounding out the trio is bassist Matt Dwonszyk, a rising star on the NYC jazz scene. Dwonszyk has toured all over the world and played with jazz greats such as Harold Mabern, Steve Wilson, Wallace Roney, Abraham Burton, Javon Jackson, Gary Smulyan, Winard Harper, Wayne Escoffery, Terell Stafford, Steve Davis, Duane Eubanks, Steve Turre and many more...