Jazz Quintet to Perform at Chapel Aug. 20

Rob Scheps/Roger Rosenberg Quintet plays Cold Spring

The Rob Scheps/Roger Rosenberg Quintet will play jazz standards and original compositions at the Chapel Restoration on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 7:30 p.m. The all-star quintet will feature two of New York City’s finest saxophonists, Rob Scheps on tenor and soprano sax and Roger Rosenberg on baritone sax. Joining them will be Mark Soskin, piano, Mike Richmond, bass, and Anthony Pinciotti, drums.

Rob Scheps; photo courtesy of Chapel Restoration

Rob Scheps; photo courtesy of Chapel Restoration

Scheps has played with John Scofield, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Gil Evans Orchestra, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Al Grey, George Russell and Linda Ronstadt. He lives in Cold Spring.

Roger Rosenberg; photo courtesy of Chapel Restoration

Roger Rosenberg; photo courtesy of Chapel Restoration

Rosenberg is a regular member of Steely Dan, with whom he has toured and recorded for many years. His extensive credits include stints with Chet Baker, Buddy Rich, Miles Davis, Quincy Jones, Sarah Vaughn and Mongo Santamaria. This performance will be his first in Cold Spring.

Soskin, piano, spent many years with Sonny Rollins and has worked with Roland Vazquez. Richmond, bass, has played with Stan Getz, Gil Evans, Andy LaVerne and Jim McNeely. Pinciotti, drums, is a regular member of the Rob Scheps Core-tet. He has worked with James Moody, John Abercrombie, George Mraz and many others.

Suggested donation is $15, $10 for seniors and students. The Chapel Restoration is at 45 Market St. in Cold Spring, across from the Metro-North train station. For more information, visit chapelrestoration.org.


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