19-8 Music Fest — Rudder

RUDDER This popular NYC instrumental jazz/jam ‘super-group’ has been making a splash for a few years now. Notable appearances include the Monterey Jazz Festival, Japan’s Sense of Wonder Festival and Brazil’s Rio Das Ostras Festival. The band is slated to tour Europe extensively this year and appears in Toronto on the heels of their critically-acclaimed release ‘Matorning’ – chosen as one of the top 10 albums of 2009 by the Boston Globe, and one of the top albums of the decade by Downbeat Magazine.


Chris Cheek (of Paul Motion, Charlie Haden & Brian Blade) — Saxophone

Henry Hey (of Rod Stewart & Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts) — Keyboards

Tim Lefebvre (of Saturday Night Live & Chris Botti) — Bass

Keith Carlock (of Steely Dan, Sting & James Taylor) — Drums