Ryan Pate's "Human/Alien" Album Release PartyLaunchPad (721 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238) Map it $5
A native of Florida, Ryan Pate is an increasingly in demand guitarist in the jazz and creative music scene in New York. In 2006 Ryan was accepted into the Masters program at Manhattan School of Music, where he had the opportunity to study with numerable jazz greats. Ryan is a forward thinking musician within the tradition of jazz. His clear, warm tone, lyrical phrasing, and adventurous harmonic palette distinguish him as a modern jazz artist to watch in the coming years. As a composer, Ryan strives to incorporate diverse influences and interests into his music such as contemporary classical, pop, and folk music, while remaining in the jazz tradition and centered around improvisation. Ryan has performed his compositions at prestigious jazz festivals throughout the world including Jazz A Vienne, Umbria Jazz and the Montreaux Jazz festival.
721 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn
2/3/4/5/C to Franklin Ave
8pm; $5 suggested donation