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4th Ward Afro Klezmer Orchestra

The 4th Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestra is an original Atlanta musical entity; a nine piece jazz orchestra playing original compositions and arrangements that combine West African influenced rhythms with Eastern European Klezmer melodies. The 4th Ward A.K.O., led by trumpet player/composer Roger Ruzow, boasts a roster of veteran Atlanta talent which features Colin Bragg (guitar), Chris Case (keyboard), Jeff Crompton (clarinet, alto & baritone sax), Ben Davis (tenor sax & clarinet), Chip Epsten (violin). Eric Fontaine (tenor sax), Ben Gettys (bass), Keith Leslie (drums), Bill Nittler (clarinet, baritone sax), and Blake Williams (trombone)

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Chris Greco Chris Greco
reeds
Pat Metheny Pat Metheny
guitar
Jon Dreyer Jon Dreyer
bass, acoustic
Tony Adamo Tony Adamo
vocalist
Synia Carroll Synia Carroll
vocalist
Norman David Norman David
saxophone
Sal La Rocca Sal La Rocca
bass, acoustic
Chris Abelen Chris Abelen
trombone
David Longoria David Longoria
trumpet
William Mentz William Mentz
vocalist
Anton Schwartz Anton Schwartz
sax, tenor

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