Ricardo RodrĂguez Quartet at Terraza 7 on Thursday August 2nd, 2012 at 09:30 pm.
$5 cover for mezzanine.
Bassist Ricardo RodrĂguez from Ponce, Puerto Rico began formally studying music in 1993 in School of Music Juan Morel Campos in Ponce where he intensely studiedÂ jazz.Â In 1997 he graduated with honors fromÂ Juan Morel Campos School of Music in Ponce and during that same year he began his studies at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico.
Ricardo has performed with some of the giants in Latin Jazz today including Ray Barretto, Â Endel DueĂ±o, Giovanni Hidalgo , Jerry GonzĂˇlez, Chuchito Valdez, Tony Lujan, Erik Figueroaâ€™s trio, Ricardo Pons and Causa ComĂşn, Mandy Visoso and his orchestra, and a couple of memorable performances with masters such as; Â Branford Marsalis, Danilo PĂ©rez, David SĂˇnchez, and Ignacio Berroa among many, many others.Â In addition, Ricardo has performed for famous international jazz festivals in the United States, South America, Europe and Asia. Currently, Ricardo is playing with Joe Locke and Force of Four , Ignacio Berroa Quartet and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra .
Ricky Rodriguez : Electric Bass
Mike Ruby : Tenor sax
Manuel Valera : Keyboards
Andrew Atkinson : Drums