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Weekly Recommendations: Nyack Drummer Plays Home Gig

Local drummer Ray LeVier and his quintet play a set of original music in his hometown of Nyack at Maureen’s Jazz on Friday night, Feb. 18, from 8 to 9:30 pm.

Call for reservations: 845-535-3143

For a look at other upcoming shows, check out Maureen’s web site.

For more on Levier, read this story on Drumeo.

On Friday, Levier will be joined by:
~ David Gilmore – Guitar
(Wayne Shorter, Dave Douglas, Muhal Richard Abrams, Sam Rivers, Steve Coleman, Don Byron, Cassandra Wilson, Uri Caine, Randy Brecker, David Sanborn)
~ Duane Eubanks – Trumpet
(Elvin Jones, John Hicks, Curtis Fuller, Louis Hayes, Randy Brecker, Avery Sharpe, Mulgrew Miller, Alicia Keys, Wu Tang Clan, Nicholas Payton)
~ Neil Alexander – Keys
(The Mahavishnu Project, Mr. Gone Weather Report Project, Judi Silvano, George Brandon, Robert Kopec Quartet, Fred Jacobs Quartet, SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance choreographers)
~ Fima Ephron – Bass
(Screaming Headless Torsos, Lost Tribe, Walter Becker, David Torn, Gil Scott Heron, Natalie Merchant, Meshell N’Degeocello, David Fiuczynski/John Medeski’s ‘Lunar Crush’, John Zorn, Kurt Rosenwinkle, Ben Monder, Chris Potter, Wayne Krantz, Don Byron, David Sancious, Alana Davis)

Nyack People & Places, a weekly series that features photos and profiles of citizens and scenes near Nyack, NY, is sponsored by Sun River Health.

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