Rigas Ritmi Festival All Stars from Latvia, with special guests Chris Potter and Brian Lynch

May 16, 2011 08:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Blue Note, in collaboration with New York University (NYU) and The New York Foundation of the Arts (NYFA), presents a rare opportunity to hear world-class
musicians from the venerated Baltic city of Riga in Latvia.

This special evening salutes the idea of cultural exchange, as The Rigas Ritmi Festival All Stars, featuring special guest artists Chris Potter and Brian Lynch, present the sound of Baltic jazz. They come to the States as artistic ambassadors representing a country rich with jazz talent, and embark on an East Coast tour highlighted by an appearance at the Blue Note jazz club.

The Rigas Ritmi Festival All Stars consist of

• Intars Busulis, voice, trombone
• Viktors Ritovs, piano, keys
• Gints Pabērzs, saxophones
• Andris Grunte, bass
• Māris Briežkalns, drums

Riga is the capital of Latvia and the largest city in the Baltic
States. Latvia borders Estonia, Russia, Belarus and Lithuania.

May 16, Sets at 8:00 pm & 10:30 pm,
bar: $10, table: $20

The Blue Note

New York NY 10012
USA

www.bluenote.net

Featured Artists

Chris Potter and Brian Lynch

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