Roger Glenn Latin Jazz Ensemble last performed at the Bach on April 15, 2012.
Roger Glenn – sax, flute, vibes; Ray Obiedo – guitar; Greg Rahn – piano; David Belove – bass; Phil Thompson – drums; Derek Rolando – congas
Recognized as a master flute and vibraphone player, who also plays sax, clarinet, oboe, and many Latin hand percussion instruments, Roger Glenn can enthusiastically entertain and inspire an audience with every note he plays. At this performance Roger will be featuring all original compositions from his soon to be released Latin Jazz CD, In The Moment.
Son of the late Tyree Glenn (trombone and vibraphone with Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong), Glenn continues the tradition of his musical royalty family. He has performed and recorded all over the world with such icons as Mary Lou Williams, Mongo Santamaria, Donald Byrd, Dizzy Gillespie, Cal Tjader, Rosemary Clooney, Herbie Mann, Peaches and Herb, Bobby Hutcherson. Today, he works with many different musicians, including Steve Miller, John Handy, Ray Obiedo, Jamie Davis, James Carter, Poncho Sanchez, Lavay Smith and Pete Escovedo. In addition, Roger is one-fourth of The San Francisco Jazz Quartet with a release of their first CD, Ode to Swing.
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