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GREG MURPHY TRIO
MEMORIAL DAY
Featuring Tom DiCarlo on bass
and Chris Beck on drums
 
JORIS TEEPE
A BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP
With Don Braden, Alex Sipiagin, Ralph
Peterson, Freddie Bryant, JD Walter, Robin
Eubanks, David Berkman, Gene Jackson.
 
CHICO ALVAREZ Y PALOMONTE
EL MONTUNERO
Featuring Musical Director Edy Martinez
Ruben Rodriguez, Chembo Corniel, Ray
Vega, David Oquendo, Diego Lopez, etc.
 
GREG MURPHY TRIO +
LIVE AT SMALLS
Featuring Gene Jackson & Joris Teepe
With special guests: Josh Evans
Stacy Dillard and Dimitri Kolesnik
 
GREG SUNDEL TRIO
STONE GROOVE
With Greg Sundel, Dan Kostelnik
and Matt Chertkoff
 
RASHIED ALI QUINTET
LIVE IN EUROPE
With Lawrence Clark, Josh Evans
Greg Murphy and Joris Teepe
 
RASHIED ALI QUINTET
JUDGMENT DAY VOL.1
With Lawrence Clark, Jumaane Smith
Greg Murphy and Joris Teepe
 
RASHIED ALI QUINTET
JUDGMENT DAY VOL. 2
With Lawrence Clark, Jumaane Smith
Greg Murphy and Joris Teepe
 
JORIS TEEPE
FIRM ROOTS
With Don Braden, Renato Chicco
And Steve Altenberg
 
RAPHAEL CRUZ
BEBOP TIMBA
Richie Gonzales, Luis Perdomo, Alan Markal
Chico Alvarez, Rick Margitza, Mark Saunders
Martin Arollo, David Oquendo, etc.
 
RASHIED ALI QUINTET
NO ONE IN PARTICULAR
With Ravi Coltrane, Matt Garrison
Greg Murphy and Gene Ess
 
JORIS TEEPE
LIVE AT THE BIMHUIS
With Tim Armacost and Shingo Okudaira
 
TERRY SILVERLIGHT
WILD!!
Will Lee, Paul Shaffer, Edgar Winter, Hiram
Bullock, Chuck Loeb, David Mann, Mike
Ricchiuti, Lew Soloff, Charles Blenzig, etc.
 
GREG MURPHY
REDEMPTION
Featuring "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime"
Theme song from the Oscar Nominated
HBO documentary from Downtown Docs
 
RASHIED ALI TRIBUTE BAND
AT THE ZINC BAR
With Eric McPherson, Joris Teepe
Greg Murphy, Josh Evans and
Lawrence Clark
 
JOSH EVANS
PORTRAIT
With Ralph Peterson, Lawrence Clark
Dezron Douglas, Alan Jay Palmer
Theo Hill and Ray McMorrin
 
GREG MURPHY QUARTET
LIVE IN WESTFIELD
Featuring Josh Evans
Noel Sagerman and Alex Hernandez
 
RAPHAEL CRUZ
TIME TRAVEL
Manuel Valera, Stefan Held, Danilo Aviles
Sonny Fortune, Claudio Roditi, Dave
Valentin, Ralph Bowen, Greg Murphy, etc.
 
TERRY SILVERLIGHT
DIAMOND IN THE RIFF
Will Lee, Barry Miles, David Mann, Aaron
Heick, Glenn Alexander, Tabitha Fair,
Lew Soloff, Bob Malach, etc.
 
JORIS TEEPE
SEVEN DAYS A WEEK
Randy Brecker, Chris Potter, Kevin
Hayes, James Williams, Tony Reedus
 
CHICO ALVAREZ Y NOSOTROS
LOS BARBAROS DEL RITMO
Ethan Fanschell, Russell "Skee" Farnsworth
Gordon Tomasin, Gene Golden, Olufemi, etc.
 
GREG MURPHY
ORIENTATION
With Raphael Cruz, Lawrence Clark
Noel Sagerman and Alex Hernandez
 
FRANK NOVIELLO
JILTED
With Tomoko Ohno
 
RAPHAEL CRUZ
A MANO
Greg Murphy, Richie & Felix Gonzales
Ivan Bodley, Hector Nieves, Martin Arollo
 
GREG MURPHY
LET'S GET STARTED
With Dale Robbins and John Brown
 
FRANK NOVIELLO
FRANK NOVIELLO QUARTET
With Tomoko Ohno, Ben Seawell
And Nick Scheuble
 

 


Rashied Ali
   Rashied Ali walked the earth with a powerful and passionate presence. All his endeavors, his family, his music, and his friends, received his passionate dedication. As his drumming was multidirectional and rhythmical, so was his life. He walked many paths as a father, son, husband, mentor, and innovator. Ali was unique with the agility and grace to fill all of these roles with love. Ali developed the style known as "free jazz" drumming, which liberates the (Full Bio)
 
Raphael Cruz
   Raphael Cruz is a musician’s musician. As one of the first-call percussionists on the New York music scene, he has played with literally hundreds of the great stars of Latin, Jazz, Pop, Rock and R&B music. Originally from Santo Domingo, he has honed his skills with such greats as Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner, Chaka Kahn, Paquito D'Rivera, Tata Guines, Herbie Mann, Claudio Roditi and George Benson, among others. (Full Bio)
 
Greg Murphy
   An experienced improviser, composer, arranger and teacher, Greg Murphy has led, directed and performed with various groups throughout the world for the past three decades. Maxwell Chandler of JazzPolice.com writes in a 2009 review of Rashied Ali Quintet’s Live in Europe: “Throughout the album Greg Murphy’s piano possesses a cerebral element which allows for shimmering smoke and discordant percussive runs while never becoming overly fragile or sounding (Full Bio)
 
Joris Teepe
   Several great bassists in Jazz came from Europe (Dave Holland, George Mraz, NHOP, Miroslav Vitous), but Joris Teepe is the first European musician from The Netherlands to be able to make it in NewYork. Arriving in New York in 1992 with just his bass and a suitcase, he quickly met many musicians, started to work a lot and a year later he recorded his first CD, co-led by Don Braden and featuring Cyrus Chestnut, Carl Allen and Tom Harrell. (Full Bio)
 
Frank Noviello
   In Frank Noviello, we have a bonafide jazz vocalist adhering to a tradition of extemporaneous performance. Frank was born In Englewood, New Jersey. He began studying voice and drama at age five. During childhood, he appeared in several off-Broadway productions Including "Macbeth" and was an understudy in the Broadway play "Fanny" He appeared at Carnegie Hall at age seven as part of a "Star Time" revue production. (Full Bio)
 
Josh Evans
   Josh Evans, born and raised in Hartford, CT, was drawn to the trumpet after hearing a Roy Eldridge and Dizzy Gillespie recording at the age of 10. Josh began studying with Raymond Dr. Rackle Williams and within a year he would be performing regularly with Dr. Rackle's Sound Griot Brass Band. By 13 his musical career would begin to take shape when he began to study with and be mentored by the celebrated alto saxohonist/composer, (Full Bio)
 
Terry Silverlight
   Terry Silverlight has been involved with many facets of the music business and has contributed his musical talents as a 
leader, composer, producer, arranger, drummer, author and educator to projects in almost every style of music. Terry began his recording career at the age of 14 when he played drums on his Brother Barry Miles’s album, "White Heat", an innovative harbinger of the fusion movement. Since then, he’s performed all over the world and (Full Bio)
 
Chico Alvarez
   Ernesto "Chico" Alvarez Peraza has been performing as a singer and percussionist throughout the New York City tri-state area for the last four decades. He currently leads his own three trumpet conjunto MAFIMBA, as well as an ambitious 16 piece concert band, known as The PALOMONTE AFRO-CUBAN BIG BAND. He is also the host and producer of NEW WORLD GALLERY, an eclectic world music radio show (Full Bio)
 
Greg Sundel
   Greg Sundel began taking drum lessons at age 7, was studying with Joe Morello by age 15, and at 17 performed with jazz great Joshua Redman. By the age of 21, he was touring with hip-hop group Cosmic Ghetto and performing/recording with pop icons Lauryn Hill and Billy Corgan. Greg has studied with Bernard Purdie, John Riley, Ian Froman, and attended Berklee College of Music and William Paterson University. (Full Bio)
 
Ali's Freeboppers
   Obvious to many, John Coltrane played a major and invaluable role both musically and personally in Rashied Ali’s life. Rashied polished and refined his "multidirectional" style of drumming alongside Coltrane. Those who were fortunate enough to have performed with Rashied recognized his genius and his important contributions and innovations to the jazz art form. Rashied’s mission was to "push the music (Full Bio)
 


Rashied Ali Quintet, Viersen, Germany September 19, 2008

Greg Murphy Quartet, Westfield Jazz Festival August 2011

Terry Silverlight Group, The Cutting Room NYC

Raphael Cruz Quintet, Montvale, NJ



Click above for a Free MP3 Download from Greg Sundel's Book
"Drum Your Way from Beginning Joe to Drumming Pro Volume II"

Keeping It Simple from the CD "Orientation"



Brother, Can You Spare a Dime from Greg's new recording project