Jazz Alley presents modern jazz/fusion guitarist Oz Noy with Oteil Burbridge

Oz NoyThe Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley presents modern jazz/fusion guitarist Oz Noy with Oteil Burbridge (bass) and Keith Carlock (drums). Show time 7:30pm Tuesday and Wednesday. Doors at 5:30pm.  TICKETS

Winner of the highly acclaimed Guitar Player magazine readers poll for “Best guitar riff on a record” (2007) and “Best new talent” (2008), Oz Noy is a guitar player from Israel, who started his professional career at the age of 13 playing jazz, blues, pop and rock music. At age 16 he was already playing with leading Israeli musicians and performers, and at age 24 he was one of the most established studio guitar players in the country, and played on numerous records. He was also a member of the house band of Israel’s top rated television show for more than two years. Since his arrival to New York 96’, he’s made a big impact on the local music scene with his unique sounds.

In 2003, Oz released his debut record, Oz Live, recorded at NYC’s legendary Bitter End. In 2004, Oz signed with Magna Carta Records and in 2005, released his highly-acclaimed studio record HA! with his all-star band featuring Fig, Carlock, Lee, and Genus, plus special guests Mike Stern and George Whitty. In April of 2007, a licensing deal with Magna Carta and Japanese label Videoarts opened the door for Oz’s music in Japan. Later that year saw the release of Fuzzy Feat, Oz’s third record under the Magna Carta label. September 2009 saw the release of Oz’s fourth album, Schizophrenic, featuring Lee, Fig, Carlock, Weckl, Ricky Peterson, Chris Palmero, and special guest Steve Lukather. September 2011 brought the release of Oz’s fifth studio album Twisted Blues, featuring Vinnie Coliauta, Anton Fig, Chris Layton, Will Lee, Roscoe Beck , John Medeski, Jerry Z, Reese Wynans, Ralph MacDonald and special guests Eric Johnson & Allen Toussaint. Oz has performed, toured and recorded with well established artists such as Richard Bona, Chris Botti, Mike Clark, Jeff ‘Tain” Watts, Harry Bellefonte, and more. oznoy.com

Two-time Grammy winning bassist Oteil Burbridge has been in the music business touring and recording for over three decades. His first step into the national spotlight came in 1991 when he became a founding member of the Aquarium Rescue Unit featuring Col. Bruce Hampton, a cult classic that has stood the test of time. That led to his membership in the classic rock group The Allman Brothers Band. Since 1997, his work with the band has earned him two Grammy nominations for best rock instrumental, in 2003 and in 2004. Over the years, Oteil has shared the stage with rock and blues legends such as Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, Levon Helm, Taj Mahal, Buddy Guy, Pinetop Perkins, Hubert Sumlin, Billy Gibbons, Chuck Leavell, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Johnny Winter, Bonnie Raitt, Sheryl Crow and Trey Anastasio. In 2012, Oteil received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for his 15 year contribution to the Allman Brothers Band as the longest running bassist in the band’s history. oteilburbridge.com

Keith Carlock is a professional drummer currently residing in New York City, NY and Nashville, TN.

He has recorded and/or toured with such musical luminaries as John Mayer, Sting, Steely Dan, James Taylor, Donald Fagen, Walter Becker, Diana Ross, Faith Hill, The Blues Brothers Band, Mike Stern, Leni Stern, David Johansen and the Harry Smiths, Richard Bona, Chris Botti, Wayne Krantz, Rudder, Harry Belafonte, Oz Noy, Larry Carlton, Clay Aiken, Rascal Flatts, Paula Abdul and Grover Washington, Jr, to name a few.

Keith was recently voted number 1 Pop drummer, number 1 Fusion drummer, and number 1 Best All-Around drummer in Modern Drummer’s 2009 Readers Poll and would like to thank all that voted! keithcarlock.com

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