Tim Ries & The Rolling Stones Project (From New York)
A versatile and thoughtful saxophonistand composer, Tim Ries has collaborated with such jazz artists as Phil Woods,Tom Harrell, Al Foster, John Patitucci, Dave Liebman, Danilo Perez, MaynardFerguson, Red Garland, Maria Schneider and Donald Byrd. A Verve release withThe Joe Henderson Big Band won Tim a Grammy Award.
After returning from a second worldtour with the Rolling Stones playing saxophone, keyboard and organ, Timchanneled his energy into creating interpretations of rock and roll standards.The music of Jagger and Richards, Tim’s recent employers, serves as theinspiration for his most recent Rolling Stones Project.
‘I thought what Tim recorded was amazing. The playing isbeautiful, too – Tim always has such a beautiful sound.’
Rolling Stones guitaristKeith Richards, Downbeat
Personnel: Tim Ries (Sax), Bernard Fowler (Vocals),Ben Monder (Guitar), Terry Promane (Trombone), Rich Brown (Bass) & LarnellLewis (Drums).