Fri, August 18, 2017
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2017-08-18 8:00 pm
Hudson Valley Jazz Festival Presents The Ray Blue Quartet at BeanRunner Cafe
Ray Blue (sax), Sharp Radway (piano), Sylvia Cuencas (drums), and Paul Beaudry (bass)
Award winning, New York bred saxophonist, Ray Blue, brings his quartet to stage to create a deep, rich fusion of straight ahead jazz and African groove.
Ray has performed and recorded with Bernard Purdie, Patience Higgins, Steve Turre, The Sun Ra Arkestra, Cotton Club All Stars, Harlem Blues and Jazz Band and many others. He has toured as a cast member of the "Ray Charles Show"; performed at international jazz festivals including the Zanzibar International Film Festival; North Sea Jazz Festival-Cape Town, South Africa; Audi Jazz Festival-Brussels, Belgium; and the Foix Jazz Festival, France among others; and was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame, 2013.
BeanRunner Cafe, 201 S Division Street