Eric Rasmussen & School of Tristano

7PM & 9PM

Eric Rasmussen & School of Tristano

($20-$30 tickets | 7pm & 9pm shows) Welcome Phoenix-based saxophonist, composer and educator Eric Rasmussen and his band as they play the music of Lennie Tristano!

Ray Lebert (guitar) Dave Ambrosio (bass) Connor Sample (drums)

**Eric Rasmussen**

**Originally from California, he spent the previous ten years playing in New York City where he was a staple of the jazz community, performing regularly on the East Coast as well as multiple tours of Europe. While in New York, Eric performed regularly with some of the most respected names in jazz including Lee Konitz, Joe Lovano, Donny McCaslin, Billy Hart, and Matt Wilson among many others. In Phoenix, he is in top demand as a sideman and also performs with the collective ensemble Running From Bears and the Eric Rasmussen Quartet, both of which have toured the United States on numerous occasions.**

**With his own groups, he has recorded for internationally acclaimed jazz labels Steeplechase (three records) and Fresh Sound Records, and as a sideman, he has recorded with Paul Bley, Danilo Perez, Billy Hart, Christophe Schweizer and the Jazz Composers Alliance. Eric has been fortunate to perform at some of the most prestigious jazz festivals in the world as well as at some of the most celebrated venues in the country including the Kennedy Center, and the JVC Jazz Festival at Carnegie Hall.**