Jazz at Wolfson Presents 25th Anniversary

25th Anniversary Season | September 14, 2022 - April 5, 2023

John Riley

FALL 2023
Wednesday, April 5
Wolfson Auditorium, Room 1261

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Critically acclaimed performer, author and teacher John Riley has worked with the world's leading jazz musicians for over 40 years. A four-time Grammy Award winner and 14-time nominee, Riley has played on hundreds of recordings and at major venues with Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Woody Herman, John Scofield, Joe Lovano, Bob Mintzer, the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and many others.

Riley is the author of The Art of Bop Drumming, currently published in five languages, Beyond Bop Drumming, The Jazz Drummer's Workshop and the DVD The Master Drummer.

Riley has a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas (1975) and a Master of Music in Jazz Studies from the Manhattan School of Music (1985). He is on the faculty of Manhattan School of Music and Kutztown University, an Artist in Residence at the Amsterdam Conservatory in Holland, and has given master classes around the world.

All concerts are free and open to the public. Live performances will take place at Wolfson Campus Auditorium, 300 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132. Building 1, Room 1261. All performances will be livestreamed, except for those occurring on Tuesdays.