Listen to the SUNY Purchase Ahmad Jamal Tribute Septet

Apr 3, 2017

Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month with WBGO !

Pianist and head of Jazz Studies at Purchase College’s Conservatory of Music, Peter Malinverni handpicked the university's Ahmad Jamal Tribute Septet for a performance in our studio. The ensemble features freshmen and grad students interpreting music recorded by pianist Ahmad Jamal.

Maria Quintanilla sang “Poor Butterfly;” trumpeter Patrick Dusasik was featured on “Gone With the Wind;” and saxophonist Austin Alianiello was soloist on “That Old Devil Moon.”




Band members:

  •  Maria Quintanilla, Lima, Peru: voice
  • Patrick Dudasik, Nutley, NJ: trumpet
  • Austin Alianiello, White Plains, NY: saxophone
  • Ryan Pieniecha, Chicago, IL: guitar
  •  Marcio Garcia, Santo Domingo, DR: piano
  • Jason Clotter, Puerto Cortes, Honduras: bass
  • Jaylen Petinaud, Brooklyn, NY: drums