Ali Ryerson

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... read moreA fine bop-oriented flutist, Ali Ryerson is the daughter of guitarist Art Ryerson. She started on flute at age eight and had extensive classical training, graduating from Hartt College at the University of Hartford. However, Ryerson developed a strong interest in jazz and has maintained a versatile...

Key songs

Zingaro (Album Version)
Ali Ryerson
6:58
Camila (Album Version)
Ali Ryerson
3:23
Lullaby Of Birdland
Ali Ryerson
4:22
Não Está Colando (I'm Not Buying It) (Album Version)
Ali Ryerson
5:11
Speak Low
Ali Ryerson
6:22

Biography

Active: 1960s-2000s
Country Of origin: United States of America

A fine bop-oriented flutist, Ali Ryerson is the daughter of guitarist Art Ryerson. She started on flute at age eight and had extensive classical training, graduating from Hartt College at the University of Hartford. However, Ryerson developed a strong interest in jazz and has maintained a versatile career, playing both classical and jazz. Ryerson spent three years freelancing in Belgium and then became a top studio player in New York. She performed with Art Farmer, Lou Donaldson, Maxine Sullivan, and Stephane Grappelli, among others, and has recorded two sets as a leader for Bob Thiele's Red Baron label and several excellent sets for Concord. ~ Scott Yanow~ Rovi

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