The Paul Peress Project
BLUES BROTHERS' Tommy McDonnell, John Tropea, Mark Egan
85 Avenue A
(between 5th St & 6th St)
New York, NY, 10009
Doors 6:30 PM / Show 7:15 PM (event ends at 8:30 PM)
Watch & Listen
Joining Paul and Tommy is a veritable who's who in the music industry, with NY-session-ace John Tropea on guitar; John has dozens of his own solo recordings out, and additionally, has been one of NYC's first-call musicians, working with John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Billy Cobham, James Brown, Liza Minnelli, Michael Brecker, Paul Simon, Roberta Flack, Tom Scott…. Mark Egan is renowned as one of the greatest bass players in history, who hails from University of Miami, where he, Jaco Pastorius, and Will Lee all attended jazz school together! His band Elements was one of the premier progressive jazz groups in the 80's and 90's, and also featured Clifford Carter on keys, who is appearing in this concert as well!… Clifford Carter anchored the keyboard chair for James Taylor for 12 years, and has recorded and toured with Natalie Cole, Art Garfunkel, Michael Franks, Paul Simon, Bill Evans….
This is a return appearance of the Paul Peress Project, and a not-to-be-missed evening of music spanning 4 generations, from early Soul to R-n-B, to Funk to NYC's hippest Jazz on today's music scene….
Grammy Nominated Paul Peress Project has released 3 CD's and appeared in over 20 countries including many notable festivals such as: Jamaica Jazz & Blues, BET St Lucia, Heineken Jazz, St Kitts Music Festival, Hard Rock Punta Cana, Lincoln Center, River to River...
"A Master Drummer and Must See Artist" - LA Times
“Peress' music combines the adventurous harmonies of Steely Dan with the smooth-jazz silkiness of Al Jarreau into a compelling groove that pushes the boundaries of adult-contemporary radio.” - GUITAR WORLD
THE PAUL PERESS PROJECT
Tommy McDonnell of the BLUES BROTHERS'
John Tropea - Guitar
Clifford Carter - Keys
Mark Egan - Bass
Paul Peress - Drums/compositions