Marty Ehrlich's Rites Quartet
Marty Ehrlich returns to St. Louis for the first time in several years to perform with his Rites Quartet, featuring Marty Ehrlich (saxophones, clarinet), James Zollar (trumpet), Michael Formanek (bass), and Michael Sarin (drums).
Multi-instrumentalist Marty Ehrlich is celebrating 30 years as a significant composer, performer and educator on the international music scene. He began his musical career in Saint Louis while in high school with the now renowned Human Arts Ensemble. He graduated with honors from the New England Conservatory of Music in 1977, where his teachers included George Russell, Jaki Byard, Joseph Allard, and Gunther Schuller. Ehrlich has made 25 recordings of his compositions for ensembles ranging in size from duo to jazz orchestra. He has recorded a CD length work for 26 musicians entitled "The Long View". He has performed and recorded with such acclaimed musicians as Muhal Richard Abrams, Anthony Braxton, John Carter, Julius Hemphill, and John Zorn.
His honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship in Composition and Clarinetist of the Year from the Jazz Journalist Association. He serves as Associate Professor of Jazz and Contemporary Music at Hampshire College.
Kranzberg Arts Center (Cabaret Theatre) (View)
501 North Grand Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103
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