Saxophonist, Dave Wilson & his quartet: Kirk Reese - Piano, Tony Marino - Bass, Dan Monaghan - Drums with their new CD release ~ One Night At Chris’
8PM till Midnight ~ $12
Dave Wilson is a leading jazz saxophonist, recording artist, band leader, composer, and educator in the Central PA/ Delaware Valley area, with a very active venue and festival schedule as both a leader of his own contemporary jazz groups and as a sideman. Wilson has worked with the likes of pianists Mark Soskin, Jim Ridl, Phil Markowitz, Bobby Avey, Kirk Reese, bassists Tony Marino, Steve Varner, drummers Adam Nussbaum, Bill Goodwin, Dan Monaghan, and Marko Marcinko,. He has also shared the stage with the likes of Tim Warfield, Steve Giordano, Wynton Marsalis, Tom Harrell, Lou Soloff (BS & T), the late Steve Marcus, Conrad Herwig, Gary Smulyan, Steve Smith (from Journey), among others. The Dave Wilson Quartet’s fourth release There Was Never (ZOHO), featured an all-star lineup of Bobby Avey-Piano, Tony Marino-Bass, Alex Ritz-Drums, (members of the Dave Liebman Group), and in 2016 reached a high of #18 the nation-wide Jazz Weekly Jazz Radio Countdown and received 3*’s in Downbeat Magazine. One Night at Chris’ (Dave Wilson Music) is the fifth release of The Dave Wilson Quartet, recorded live at the famous Chris’ Jazz Cafe ‘in Philadelphia and released this past summer. Featuring Dave on Tenor and Soprano Saxophones and his working band (who will be performing on January 30th) of Kirk Reese – Piano (East Coast Legend); Tony Marino - Acoustic Bass (world renowned and charter member of the Dave Liebman Group); Dan Monaghan – Drums (Legendary Philadelphia drummer). From writer Bill Milkowski. “The crackling intensity of One Night at Chris’ is a testament to what can happen on the bandstand on any given night. And this was a particularly good night indeed.” Achieving “Chartbound” status (top 50 nationwide), on jazz radio, and garnering positive reviews, One Night at Chris is perhaps Dave’s greatest work, yet! The album made the WRTI-FM, Philadelphia Jazz Radio Station “Jazz Album of the Week”, the week of August 26th.