Iris Ornig Quartet at 55 bar
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Bassist & composer Iris Ornig is one of the most original female voices on today's New York jazz scene. Since her arrival in New York City in 2003 from Germany, she has played with an impressive roster of some of the most influential contemporary jazz musicians in New York including Gretchen Parlato, Ambrose Akinmusire, Joel Frahm, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Mike Rodriguez, Rebecca Martin, Allison Miller, Sachal Vasandani, Helen Sung, Marcus Gimore, Dan Tepfer, among others. Iris Ornig has a strong command of the upright bass and her original compositions. Her music has a special sensitivity and melodic mellowness that just grabs and hugs you. Featuring Wayne Escoffery on sax, Ben Monder on guitar and Ronen Itzik on drums!