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Ridgeway Arts Presents Romain Pilon at the California Jazz Conservatory
March 31, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm$18
Ridgeway Arts Presents French Jazz guitar master, Romain Pilon, in a concert with the CJC Blue Ensemble under the direction of Jeff Denson; and in trio, with Alan Hall on drums and Jeff Denson on double and electric basses.
Band Members and Instrumentation: Romain Pilon – guitar; Jeff Denson – double & electric basses; Alan Hall – drum set
CJC Blue Ensemble: Dan Neville – vibraphone; Michael Echaniz – piano; Shimpei Ogawa – double bass; Marshall Williams – drum set
Bio: Born in the south of France and based in Paris for the past 15 years, Romain Pilon is considered one of Europe’s finest guitarists. Influenced as much by Led Zeppelin, Coltrane, Weather Report, Duke Ellington and Ravel, he has recorded four albums as a leader, each receiving rave reviews both from the press and public. For his first tour on the West Coast, he will be accompanied by Alan Hall on drums and Jeff Denson on electric and acoustic bass, presenting a set original music and jazz standards.
“Pilon is world class” – Financial Times
“A brilliant improviser” – Jazzwise
Artist Website: romainpilonguitarist.com