TCR Live Music | Paul Krassen Quartet 12/1 - MoreThanTheCurve
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  1. TCR Live Music | Paul Krassen Quartet 12/1

    Nightlife, Hosted By The Cigar Republic

  2. Took place on Friday, December 1st, 2023 from 8:00pm to 11:00pm
  3. The Cigar Republic Conshohocken
    126 Fayette St, Conshohocken, PA 19428
  4. Paul Krassen, a jazz pianist, is a graduate of William Paterson College School of Jazz where he studied with such jazz luminaries as Rufus Reid, Norman Simmons, Harold Mabern, Rob Schneiderman, Pete Malinverni and many others. He also studied classically with the late Gary Kirkpatrick. Paul currently leads his Smoking Section Quintet and plays jazz gigs as a sideman throughout the Philadelphia area. He has released 2 CDs under his own name with Larry Mckenna and Tony DeSantis. David Brodie performs regularly with some of Philadelphia’s finest such as Larry McKenna, Dave Posmontier, and Victor North and has shared the stage locally with some of the most celebrated jazz musicians in the world including Chris Potter, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Randy Brecker, Seamus Blake, and Steve Wilson. He is the bassist for M’oudswing, a world fusion ensemble with whom he has recorded two albums and performed at the Tanjazz festival in Tangeirs, Morocco and at the Festival Mawazine Rythms Du Monde in Rabat. He has performed with Symphony in C, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, and with renowned cellist Kinan Abou-Afach. He has played early jazz throughout his career, playing and recording with Ronnie James and the Jez Hot Swing Club and more recently with the Philly Stomp and with Drew Nugent & the Midnight Society. His most recent project is leading The Future Tense Quartet which includes saxophonist Victor North, trumpeter Elliot Bild, and drummer Doug Hirlinger. Byron Landham, known as "Wookie," was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on November 16th, 1969. He took an interest in drums at the age of 7 and studied classical percussion and jazz drumming at the Settlement Music School. He became a top call on the Philly jazz scene and has recorded on at least fifty CDs and played with many renowned musicians such as Betty Carter, George Coleman, Bobby Hutcherson, Joey DeFrencesco, Frank Wes, Pat Martino, Cyrus Chestnut, Russell Malone, Ruth Naomi Floyd, Hannibal Lokumbe and the Liberation Orchestra, and Dave Sanborn. He's currently on faculty at Temple University, Philadelphia (PA) as an adjunct Professor of Jazz Studies for Drumming and teaches drums and Jazz combo at the "We Love Jazz" summer music camp and jazz festival in Isola Del Cantone (Italy). Dylan Band’s music is fully representative of his experiences growing up in Philadelphia. As a teenager, Band studied at the Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts as well as with Larry Mckenna. He continued his education at Temple University to study with Terell Stafford, Tim Warfield, and Dick Oatts. He received both his Bachelors’ (BM ‘20) and Masters’ (MM ‘22) Degrees in Music Performance. Dylan performs regularly in bands led by pianist George Burton and drummer Rodney Green. He has played with Christian McBride, Joey Defranceso, Robin Eubanks and Orrin Evans at venues such as the Kimmel Center, the Kennedy Center, Rose Hall, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, The Appel Room, and Smalls Jazz Club. Admission is only $10 (FREE for members).


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