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Photos: Jeff “Tain” Watts’ “Blue” Release Party, NYC

with David Budway, Troy Roberts, Paul Bollenback & Chris Smith

David Budway (piano), Paul Bollenback (guitar) and Troy Roberts (sax), the Cutting Room, NYC, June 2015
Chris Smith, Paul Bollenback and Jeff "Tain" Watts, the Cutting Room, NYC, June 2015
Paul Bollenback (guitar), Jeff "Tain" Watts (drums) and Troy Roberts (saxophone) at the Cutting Room, NYC, June 2015
Chris Smith (bass), Paul Bollenback (guitar), Jeff "Tain" Watts (drums) and Troy Roberts (sax) at the Cutting Room, NYC, June 2015
Jeff "Tain" Watts and Troy Roberts, the Cutting Room, NYC, June 2015
Chris Smith (bass), Paul Bollenback (guitar), Jeff "Tain" Watts (drums) and Troy Roberts (sax) at the Cutting Room, NYC, June 2015
David Budway (piano) and Paul Bollenback (guitar), the Cutting Room, NYC, June 2015
David Budway (piano), Chris Smith (bass) and Jeff "Tain" Watts, the Cutting Room, NYC, June 2015

Drummer and composer Jeff “Tain” Watts brought a brilliant group of musicians to New York City’s the Cutting Room on Friday, June 6th, to celebrate the release of his new album, Blue, Volume 1. For two hours, Watts, accompanied by pianist David Budway, saxophonist Troy Roberts, guitarist Paul Bollenback and bassist Chris Smith performed material from the album and a selection of other tunes. JT‘s Jeff Tamarkin was on hand to photograph the set.

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