Ali Ryerson Quartet

Globetrotting jazz flute star!
Sunday, June 10th , 4pm
@ Silo's, Napa

Ali Ryerson,  flute
Steve Rudolph,  piano
John Wiitala,  bass
Akira Tana,  drums

 

Janice King,  producer

Artist website:
www.aliryerson.com

by dickdanne on February 1, 2018

With a career spanning over four decades, jazz flutist
Ali Ryerson consistently ranks among the top flutists in the Downbeat Jazz Poll.  Born in New York City, her father Art Ryerson was a renowned jazz guitarist who started with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra.

Ali became an international touring / recording artist, with performances from Carnegie Hall, to Blue Note, and to festivals worldwide.  Ryerson has released nearly two-dozen albums as leader or co-leader on major jazz labels, and has recorded and / or performed with jazz greats like:  Stephane Grappelli, Red Rodney, Hubert Laws, Art Farmer, and Kenny Barron.

About her CD “Game Changer” – breathtaking is literally and figuratively the only way to describe it… Simply put, it is a magnificent recording from beginning to end…
Jazz Profiles – Steve Cerra