TWO SHOWS — 7:00 & 9:00 PM — Doors $ Bar @ 6:15 PM — Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 — Info @ www.neaae.com
With a career spanning over four decades, jazz flutist, composer and author, Ali Ryerson consistently ranks high among the top jazz flutists in the Downbeat Jazz Poll and has been nominated as Jazz Flutist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association. Ali performs, records and teaches internationally, having toured the US, Canada, Europe, Japan, New Zealand and North Africa. Her concert performances range from Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, London’s Ronnie Scott’s, to the Blue Note in New York and Japan. Festival appearances include the Monterey Jazz Festival, Miami Beach Jazz Festival, and Ireland’s Guinness Jazz Festival, to name but a few. Ryerson has released nearly two dozen albums. She has recorded and performed with jazz greats Kenny Barron, Frank Wess, Joe Beck, Mike Mainieri, Roy Haynes, Danny Gottlieb, Red Rodney, Stephane Grappelli, and Art Farmer, as well as classical artists Julius Baker, Luciano Pavarotti (while principal flutist with the Monterey Bay Orchestra), and harpsichord master Anthony Newman.