Roy Assaf On Jazzin Em Up With Cres O'Neal
March 1 - Award Winning Pianist/Composer - Roy Assaf
Breaking into the music scene only a few years ago, pianist Roy Assaf has already earned acclaim from jazz masters Kenny Barron and Jason Moran. With appearances on 20 albums as a sideman and co-leader, Roy’s first album as a leader—titled “Respect” and being released on Jazz Legacy Productions—includes such remarkable players as Reuben Rogers on bass, Greg Hutchinson on drums and special guests Roy Hargrove on trumpet and Eric Alexander on saxophone.
Roy currently plays with the Dizzy Gillespie All Stars, the Winard Harper Sextet, The John Lee Quartet, the Sharel Cassity Quintet, the Victor Bastidas Project, the Alex Terrier Quartet, Augmented Reality, the Nir Naaman Quartet, the Michael Dease Big-Band and NYConnection.