Rolling Stones Project

Tim Ries Jazz 7.8.13 Tim Ries Band 7.8.13

 

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Featuring Rolling Stones touring members Tim Ries-saxophones and Bernard Fowler-vocals Special Guests: Chuck Leavell-piano, organ, vocals; Darryl Jones-bass

After the release of Tim’s critically acclaimed CDs The Rolling Stones Project and Stones World, Tim and Bernard began performing this material in many cities around the world under the name of The Rolling Stones Project. They continue to feature Tim’s arrangements of Stones classics, reinterpreting this iconic material across many genres, including jazz, rock, blues and world music. The Rolling Stones Project has now expanded its repertoire to include original compositions and works by other great artists.

The Rolling Stones Project can perform as a sextet, with a big band, or with a chamber orchestra.


 

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Areas of Representation:  Worldwide

Biography

Featuring Rolling Stones touring members Tim Ries-saxophones and Bernard Fowler-vocals Special Guests: Chuck Leavell-piano, organ, vocals; Darryl Jones-bass

After the release of Tim’s critically acclaimed CDs The Rolling Stones Project and Stones World, Tim and Bernard began performing this material in many cities around the world under the name of The Rolling Stones Project. They continue to feature Tim’s arrangements of Stones classics, reinterpreting this iconic material across many genres, including jazz, rock, blues and world music. The Rolling Stones Project has now expanded its repertoire to include original compositions and works by other great artists.

The original CDs feature a who’s who of musical legends including: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood, Sheryl Crow, Norah Jones, Milton Nascimento, Lisa Fischer, Ana Moura, Sara Baras, Jack DeJohnette, Bill Frisell, John Scofield, Eddie Palmieri, Badal Roy, John Patitucci, Bill Charlap and many others.

The Rolling Stones Project is available as a 6-piece ensemble: Vocal, sax, piano, guitar, bass and drums.

Bernard and Tim are also available to play the Rolling Stones arrangements with a 17-piece big band or chamber orchestra. For these two options, Bernard and Tim would perform with a local ensemble, such as a high school, university or professional group.

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Press

“This is a collection of performances that should please dedicated Stones fans as well as avid jazz listeners. At its best, actually, on almost every track, it illustrates the manner in which good music can make boundary lines irrelevant.” – Los Angeles Times


“Ries has produced a fabulously entertaining jazz set of Jagger-Richards songs that delivers plenty of satisfaction whether you get your Charlies from Parker or Watts.” – LA Daily News


“Among jazz musicians, Ries is known as a singular talent, a player’s player.”  – New York Times


“I thought what Tim recorded was amazing. The playing is beautiful, too. Tim always has such a beautiful sound”. – Keith Richards interview for Downbeat


“As with any great jazz, as long as the hooks form the thematic bookends, and in this instance, they’re sublimely familiar bookends, the sky ís the limit and Tim Ries reached that limit and beyond.” – Toronto Star


 “Ries is a lithe improviser with a warm, penetrating sound and a strong compositional voice.” – San Francisco Weekly


“A captivating interpretation of the Stones songs.” – All About Jazz


“By taking the Stones tunes and wrapping them in velvety, luxuriant harmonies, then strapping them to a muscular funk groove while still leaving room to improvise, Ries has taken these melodic gems to sophisticated new heights” – Mike Flynn, Time Out-London


“If you love the Stones, like I do, and if you love jazz, you must almost cry for joy over the Rolling Stones Project” – Ida Folkesson-Norrländska Socialdemokraten, Norrbotten Sweden

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