Richard Maegraith’s Stretched Bop Posse


Join us for an unforgettable evening of post-bop jazz as Open House Concert Series presents Richard Maegraith’s Stretched Bop Posse at Forum C13. Experience the mesmerizing sounds of this exceptional ensemble, featuring acclaimed musicians from the International jazz scene.

Richard Maegraith, an Australian jazz musician residing in Berlin, leads the way with his mastery of the bass clarinet, tenor saxophone, and flute. Maegraith has shared stages with luminaries like Chris Potter and Maria Schneider. From symphony orchestras to jazz settings, his diverse experience shines through in every note.

Accompanying Maegraith are Will Pethick on trombone, Greg Ambroisine on trumpet, Davide Incorvaia on piano, and Jan Leipnitz on drums. Each musician brings their unique talents and artistic vision, adding depth to the ensemble’s sound.

Adding to the richness of the performance is bassist Will Lyle from Orange County, California. Trained at the Manhattan School of Music under the legendary Ron Carter, Lyle’s proficiency on upright and electric bass is unparalleled. Having collaborated with esteemed artists like Kendrick Scott, Lyle’s artistry will captivate the audience.

Prepare to immerse yourself in the world of post-bop jazz, known for its soulful improvisation, intricate harmonies, and rhythmic complexity. From tender lyricism to fiery interplay, their performance promises a mesmerizing exploration of the genre.


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