Ricky Ford Quartet at Bop Shop Records
Bop Shop Records uploaded this event on September 22, 2021
Sat, November 6, 2021
Save the date!
Inspired by Dexter Gordon and Sonny Rollins, Ricky Ford (tenor sax) was playing creative hard bop several years before Wynton Marsalis. With countless accolades such as touring with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and Charles Mingus, he is considered one of the leading tenor saxophonists of his generation. Ford is now a prominent member of the ex-pat jazz community in France, where he currently resides.
Barry Altschul (drums) first became well known in the 1970s as the drummer for Circle – a cooperative band that also included Chick Corea, Dave Holland, and Anthony Braxton). While that group tended toward “free jazz,” Mr. Altschul is equally adept in more traditional “straight ahead” styles as well....