John Stenger Group: Philly Special

Oct 2, 2018 - Oct 30, 2018


John Stenger - piano, Dru Heller - drums, Matt Smiley - bass (Tim Wendel - guitar) Philadelphia has produced some of the most important musicians in the history of jazz: John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Benny Golson, Billie Holiday, Michael Brecker, Jimmy Smith, Philly Joe Jones, Jimmy Heath, Kenny Barron, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Sun Ra, Ari Hoenig, Paul Motian are a few of the great musicians who were born in Philly or who spent significant periods of their career there.

Pianist John Stenger grew to appreciate Philly's gritty and vibrant musical tradition during his nearly fifteen years of living and playing music there and on Tuesday Nights in October John pays homage to the rich musical tradition of Philly.

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