Adam Ramsay & C.J. Glass | A Peace of Home (Live At the Blue Note)

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A Peace of Home (Live At the Blue Note)

by Adam Ramsay & C.J. Glass

Two young masters: Adam Ramsay, a veteran alto saxophonist on the New York City jazz scene, and C.J. Glass guitar player and vocalist featured on Season 3 of The Voice: Israel, performing live at The Blue Note, New York City!
Genre: Jazz: Mainstream Jazz
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Adam Ramsay & C.J. Glass
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Adam Ramsay is a virtuoso alto saxophonist and multiple woodwind player. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Ithaca College and a Master of Arts degree from Queens College. Adam co-leads The Adam Ramsay-C.J. Glass Quintet and The Ramsay-Rivas Collective. He has performed in some of the top venues in New York City, including The Blue Note, The Iridium, The Canal Room, and Somethin' Jazz Club. Adam has performed with the legendary vibraphonist, Teddy Charles, and many other greats.

Born and raised in Ithaca, NY, C.J. Glass graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies on guitar from Ithaca College in May 2005 and a Master of Arts in Jazz Studies from The Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College in May 2010. Beginning guitar lessons with Jan Nigro at the age of seven, Glass has since gone on to study with Dr. Robert Keefe, Professors Pablo Cohen and Steve Brown, Benny Goodman’s last guitarist, James Chirillo, Joey DeFrancesco’s guitarist, Paul Bollenback, and Gene Bertoncini. He has also studied drums with Michael Carvin and Steve Brown, bass guitar with Patrick Pfeiffer, and trombone with Ryan Zawel and John Mosca.

C.J. is a founding member of The Adam Ramsay - C.J. Glass Quintet, which has regularly performed to packed houses in New York City at Stop 125 and P&G Bar and has been featured at both The Blue Note and The Iridium. He has also performed with some of the world’s top jazz and Jewish musicians including Johnny Russo, members of John Brown’s Body, Djug Django, Lew Soloff (Blood, Sweat, and Tears), Walter White (The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra), Paul Hanson (Bela Fleck and the Flecktones), Neal Miner (Jon Hendricks, Annie Ross), Spike Wilner (Planet Jazz and co-owner of Smalls), Reggie Washington (Roy Hargrove), the KMA All-Stars, Dr. Joel Rubin (Brave Old World), Safam, The Klezmatics, Frank London’s Klezmer Brass All-Stars, Michael Mossman, The Groggers, Except Saturday, and Pey Dalid.
C.J. has toured Israel with Pey Dalid in addition to having his own shows at Israeli venues such as Ninkasi Pub Tel Aviv, Cafe XoHo, and The Jazz Club of Mitzpe Ramon. He has performed with top blues artist, Lazer Lloyd, and with Shlomo Katz. He is a featured performer on Season 3 of The Voice: Israel.

· Peter Stoll and The Tribe. TBD. Forthcoming. Bass guitar.
· The Groggers. There’s No “I” in Cherem. New York: The Groggers, CD 2011. Bass, trombone, voice.
· Rebbee Hill. Daniel: Part I. New York: Rebbee Hill, CD 2010. Voice actor.
· Pey Dalid. Open Eyes. New York: Pey Dalid, CD 2009. Guitar, vocals, composition, arranging.
· Tizmoret. Sounds In My Head. New York: Tizmoret, CD 2009. Bass voice.
· Ithaca College Klezmorim. Music for Hawaiian Gardens. Ithaca: Active Listening, CD 2005. Guitar.
· Los Mariscos. Are You Ready to Get Deep Fried. Ithaca: Homework Blues, CD 2001. Guitar, vocals, organ, composition, production.

Critical Acclaim for C.J. Glass
“Born and bred in Ithaca, Glass is a jazz studies major. His main instrument is guitar, but he also plays bass and sings with a sexy, bluesy growl ... the band was grooving together and presenting a much more cohesive front than less-showy jazz bands.”
-Miranda Pennington, The Ithacan
“If Glass is nothing else, he’s a jazz musician; in love with music and the freedom of expression it allows him. Born, bred, and educated right here in Ithaca, Glass has blossomed as a musician under the guidance of his many mentors and friends in the community.”
-Genevieve Salamone, The Ithaca Times
“Not only [was] the music great but the performance itself was rehearsed to perfection ... The recital was a great mix of good music and a good show that had the audience swingin’ along.”
-The Cayugan



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