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Ravi Coltrane Quartet at Christopher Newport University - Department Of Music


Christopher Newport University - Department Of Music
1 Avenue Of The Arts
Newport News, VA
(757) 594-7000


Fri, April 12, 2013
8:00 PM




Ravi Coltrane
Ravi Coltrane
sax, tenor


Ravi Coltrane is at the forefront of the restless few who are carving up new paths in jazz. Down Beat called him, “A modernist who has absorbed a wealth of jazz [and] those influences are couched so well, resulting in a unique sound, best described as ‘elusive beauty.’” Passionately committed to the value of “working bands,” Ravi pulls together like-minded individuals who can contribute to the group, moving their repertoire forward with original compositions and fresh takes on jazz standards. Their shared creativity energizes both live performances and recordings, earning a Grammy Nomination for IN FLUX and critical acclaim for BLENDING TIMES (2009)....

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Mark Robbins uploaded this event on March 7, 2013