Joel Ross “Good Vibes”
feat. IMMANUEL WILKINS, JEREMY CORREN, KANOA MENDENHALL, KUSH ABADEY
Joel Ross is the rising star of the vibraphone (and also a composer and pianist). This young man from Chicago, now resident in New York, is talked about a lot in America where he has received important awards, participated in major festivals and played in the most prestigious jazz clubs. In just a few years he has collaborated with jazz stars such as Herbie Hancock, Christian McBride or Louis Hayes as well as with the best exponents of the latest generations like Ambrose Akinmusire, Gerald Clayton or Jon Batiste. Moreover, he has been, and still is, a member of the band of trumpeter Marquis Hill (also from Chicago), guest of this edition of Umbria Jazz with his Blacktet.
Meanwhile, Ross has signed for Blue Note and has eleased his first album for this historic label, entitled KingMaker. Following this with a long tour in the United States and then in the major European jazz festivals, including Umbria Jazz.