Doors 6:30 PM, Music 7:30 PM – 1 set(s) of music
Alexandra Ridout – Trumpet
Freddie Jensen – Double Bass
Gene Calderazzo – Drums
UK trumpeter Alexandra Ridout received the BBC Young Musician Jazz Award 2016, British Jazz Awards ‘Rising Star’ 2018, was named one of ‘London’s Most Influential People’ under 25 in 2019, was a Parliamentary Jazz Awards nominee 2020, Won the US Laurie Frink Career grant in 2022 and recently received ‘Best Soloist’ at the ‘Keep an Eye International Jazz Award 2023’.
Alexandra’s exquisite playing is sought out by many revered international musicians including Renee Rosnes’ band ‘Artemis’, Pablo Held’s Loft residency, Orlando Le Fleming’s ‘Romantic Funk, Dayna Stephen’s ‘Custom Deluxe’ band, Jochen Rueckert’s Quartet and with ECM pianist Kit Downes.
She often performs around NYC often in prestigious venues like Birdland Jazz Club with Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra.
She can also be found leading her owns bands internationally and in NYC, with her shows at highly acclaimed venues like the Jazz Gallery and as a Guest Artist for the Festival of New Trumpet Music (FONT) in Brooklyn.
“Pretty much from the first note you know that you’re dealing with an original voice” – Matt Penman