(rain site: Grace Episcopal Church, 130 1st Ave, Nyack)
After years of writing for Dave Liebman's Big Band, the
Westchester Jazz Orchestra, Bill Mobley's Smoke Big Band,
the BMI Jazz Composers Orchestra and the Cecil's Big Band,
trombonist/composer Scott Reeves brings his own 16-piece groupto Rockland County, featuring some of the best jazz musicians in New York.
Reeves has forged an original compositional style which All About Jazz describes as "varied and substantial, ranging from hard bop and Latin oriented themes...to French impressionist influences. His arrangements are restless, full of color, and provide ample solo space...amidst variable underpinnings." The band will be premiering a some new compositions, as well....