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"The vivacity and frolicking quality of Cheek's breathy tenor owe much to the influence of Sonny Rollins, while his rhythmic flair draws equally from Eddie Harris." - Matt Merewitz

Chris Cheek Berklee Quintet

Featuring: Chris Cheek - saxophone
James Fernando - keys
Francois Chanvallon - guitar
Max Gerl - bass
Tyson Jackson - drums

Saxophonist Chris Cheek brings us the next event in Berklee's Master on the Road series, in which master musicians return to teach and lead touring ensembles. Cheek's Berklee Quintet is an eclectic group of musicians, featuring some of the best musicians at the college. Cheek has recorded with Paul Motian, Charlie Haden, Ben Monder, and many others. Tonight's repertoire was selected specifically for this group.

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