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Jazz Echo / Bio

Berklee-schooled bassist Bob Abruzese (Bass - Medford, MA) has been a fixture on the Boston music circuit since the early 90's. Bob has appeared with countless groups, including The Shirley Lewis Experience, Boston Baked Blues, and Amyl Justin. He has toured throughout the United States and Europe, playing in clubs and festivals. Bryan Cetlin (Piano - Sharon, MA) is a pianist who plays jazz and other musical styles ranging from classical to rock to new age. He is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music with a degree in Piano Performance. Bryan’s song arrangements and original compositions are a key part of the Jazz Echo sound. Dave Kantor (Drums - Sharon, MA) has played with the Roy Scott Big Band, Herb's Herd, Occasional Sax, Rave, and the South St Rhythm Section. Dave is a graduate of Brandeis University with a BA in Music, where he was a founding member of the Brandeis Jazz Ensemble, and also played French Horn in the Brandeis Symphony Orchestra. Randy Kravette (Trumpet - Sharon, MA) played trumpet through high school and college with the Evergreen Three Plus Three traditional jazz band, with his father Stephen on piano and with his brother Sanford on clarinet. He studied compositoin and trumpet at Boston Conservatory, and at the University of Texas, Austin. In Austin he front-lined with Dave Perkoff’s original Little Big Band. Randy has played in the Boston Area with the Boston Jazz Workshop, Bopkick, and with the Nate Aronow Nextet. Corey Lareau (Tenor Sax - Somerville, MA) studied with Miles Osland while pursuing a bachelor's degree in Music Education and Jazz Performance at the University of Kentucky, until being offered the opportunity to tour with the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra - filling the Tenor chair for 2 1/2 years, playing in all 50 states, Japan and Mexico. Corey was a member of the Grammy-nominated sax quartet UK Mega Sax, and has performed with Ray Charles, Michael Brecker (on drums!), Tom Harrell, Conrad Herwig, Paquito D'Rivera, and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, among others.

General Info

Band Members
Bryan Cetlin, Dave Kantor, Randy Kravette, Bob Abruzese, Cory Lareau
Artist Name
Jazz Echo
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/jazzecho
Genres
Jazz

Contact Info

Location
Sharon, MA

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