Thursday, 27 November 2014 00:00

Chuck Yates and James Ryan

Chuck Yates, Ron Philpott, James Ryan, Col Hoorweg Chuck Yates, Ron Philpott, James Ryan, Col Hoorweg

The return of Chuck Yates, the legendary pianist who held down one of the longest residencies in recent memory - the thursday late-night jam at the Bald Faced Stag.  It nurtured some of Sydney's finest jazz talent and injected life, passion and love into the performance of bebop and the great American songbook.

The Chuck Yates/ James Ryan Duo has been performing together for over 5 years and developed a very special musical communication.
Sydney jazz piano legend Chuck Yates has been a stalwart of the Australian jazz scene for over 50 years.
He has played with the who’s who of jazz including Carmen McRae and met Thelonious Monk
James Ryan (Saxophones and flutes) is the awarding winning saxophonist, composer, flutist and bland leader of The Subterraneans and Sonic Mayhem Orchestra.