All About Jazz

Home » Musicians » Jim Ridl

Jim Ridl

Jim Ridl is a pianist, composer, arranger and educator and resides in New Jersey. He performs internationally, nationally, and locally, with the Jim Ridl Trio and Quintet, the Dave Liebman Big Band, in duet with Diane Monroe, the Denis DiBlasio Quintet, the JD Walter Quartet, the Ant Farm Quartet and the Manhattan Bones.

Jim has 5 critically acclaimed cd releases: Your Cheatin’ Heart and Other Works (2005) with Ron Kerber, JD Walter, Steve Varner, Jim Miller and Jef Lee Johnson on the Dreambox Media Label ((more on this recording); Door In a Field (2003, DBM); Jim Ridl Trio/Live (2001, DBM); Blues Liberations - solo piano (2000, DBM); and Five Minutes to Madness and Joy (1999, Synergy). more info on these recordings

Read more

10 Photos View in Slideshow


Date Time Detail Price
Jul25Wed 7:00 pm 7:00 pm
Paul Jost Quartet
55 Bar
New York, NY
Jul26Thu 6:00 pm 6:00 pm
Manhattan Bones
New York, NY


'Smile,' Said the Drum (for Elvin)

'Smile,' Said the Drum (for Elvin)

Jim Ridl
Your Cheatin' Heart...and Other...



Bennie Maupin Bennie Maupin
Tom Christensen Tom Christensen
Joe Diorio Joe Diorio
Greg Tardy Greg Tardy
sax, tenor
Gene Ludwig Gene Ludwig
organ, Hammond B3
Mark Colby Mark Colby
Sheryl Bailey Sheryl Bailey
guitar, electric
Loren Stillman Loren Stillman
sax, alto
organissimo organissimo
organ, Hammond B3
Derek Smith Derek Smith
drums, steel