New album in 2019!
In 2019 be on the look out for my latest recording!
This record includes originals and also stardards known in the jazz idiom.
It was recorded in three sessions with a few ensemble formats and features:
Brice Winston on saxophones and bassist Marcos Varela.
More perfomers on the record are:
Adrian J Ruiz - piano, Xavier Breaker - drums, Heitor Garcia -percussion, Marcus Evans - drums and Matt Gold - guitar.
Keala! on Bass
Keala Kaumeheiwa joins us this weekend as special guest on acoustic bass!
We are performing as a quartet at Pete Miller’s Steak & Seafood in Evanston, Illinois.
The gigs feature pianists Richard Johnson (Friday) & Kevin O’Connell (Saturday) along with Neil Hemphill on drums!
I've also written two new tunes which we will perform for the first time this weekend!
Second Impression is on Radio Unerhort Marburg!
This month my recording Second Impression is one of several recordings selected to play on Radio Unerhort Marburg!!!
It is aired on Sunday, November 26th from 3 -5 PM Central Time in the United States (10 PM - 12 Midnight in Germany)
A replay is aired on Saturday, December 2nd from 10 AM - 12 Noon, Marburg time. https://www.radio-rum.de/blog/stream
The program is about new jazz from the United States.
More about the show: https://www.radio-rum.de/blog/sendung/jazz-zeit/
It can also be found on social media: Radio Unerhört Marburg on FB: https://www.facebook.com/rum901
Markus Rutz Composition
In October at Winter's Jazz Club in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago, a new tune was debuted with a trio ensemble for a gig at this remarkable new club.