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Jay Rodriguez (USA)

  • Backbeat Bar 100 Karangahape Road Auckland, Auckland, 1010 New Zealand (map)

Jay Rodriguez (USA)

Grammy Nominated Reedman, Jay Rodriguez has brought his sound and musical experience to many genres and generations from co-founding the Groove Collective in NYC to recording and playing with artists like Chucho Valdez, Celia Cruz, Prince , Elvis Costello, The Roots, Miley Cyrus, to Craig Harris to name a few.

Mr Rodriguez plays with an unreserved flexibly on the tenor, alto and soprano saxophones; flute; and bass clarinet. He has worked with artists from Prince to Elvis Costello to Marc Ribot. On his own forthcoming album, ” Mr. Rodriguez moves between idioms and energies as easily as he switches instruments… – Giovanni Russonello, The New York Times


Jay Rodriguez (saxes & woodwinds)
Crystal Choi (piano/keys)
Eamon Edmundson-Wells
Ron Samsom

& special guest John Fenton (spoken word)


$25 General Admission
$20 CJC Members
$15 Students

$10 CJC Student Members
(standing only)

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Cash-only door sales unless sold-out prior