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Adam Cruz Trio featuring Joris Teepe and Barry Green

Doors 7:45 PM, Music 8:30 PM – 2 set(s) of music



Adam Cruz – Drums

Barry Green – Piano

Joris Teepe – Bass


Adam Cruz was born in New York City and is one of the foremost drummers of his generation. He has long musical relationships with Tom Harrell, Chris Potter, Charlie Hunter, Edward Simon, Steve Wilson, Joey Calderazzo, The Mingus Big band. He is a member of Danilo Perez’s long running trio with Ben Street and was a founder member of Chick Corea’s Origin.

Adam is a visiting professor on the “New York comes to Groningen” program in the Netherlands, a weekly rotating schedule that also features musicians like Mike Clark, Steve Nelson, Don Braden, Billy Hart, Chris Cheek and Dado Maroni.

His deep knowledge of Latin American rhythms gives him a unique sound and place on the international jazz scene

Tonight for a special vortex exclusive he plays with Joris Teepe and Barry Green. Its the last gig of an EU tour.

Joris splits his time between Amsterdam and New York and was member of Rashied Ali’s band for 9 years. Artists he has recorded and played with on a regular basis include Billy Hart, Chris Potter, Don Braden, Mike Clark, Steve Nelson, Matt Wilson, Leo Genovese and Jeff Tain Watts. He teaches in Groningen and Amsterdam.

Barry lives between London and Rotterdam and has recently recorded in New York with Drew Gress, Tom Rainey, Rudy Royston and Billy Drewes. He has also played and recorded with Dick Oatts, Chara McPherson, Conrad Herwig, Carla Cook, Ian Shaw, Elaine Delmar, Henry Lowther, Iain Ballamy, Judy Niemack and many others. He teaches in London and Groningen

This is a fresh, spontaneous collaboration of unique musical personalities.


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