Café Tatant: Ralph Peterson’s Spectrum Trio at Roxbury Center for Arts
May 5, 2011
About Ralph Peterson Master drummer, respected composer – bandleader and talent scout extraordinaire Ralph Peterson has carried on in the tradition of his mentor and idol Art Blakey, who was renowned for his hard-driving approach to the kit and uncanny knack for discovering new talent. Peterson helped launch the careers of several promising young players in his various bands over the years, including trumpeters Sean Jones and Jeremy Pelt. Over the years, Peterson has created 15 albums and started the Onyx Music Label. He is a respected educator who is currently a full professor at the Berklee College of Music. Sample Music at: http://www.ralphpetersonmusic.com/live/ Videos at: http://www.vicfirth.com/artists/video/ralph_peterson/ralph_peterson01HQ.html General Information: www.madison-park.org, 617-849-6322 About Hibernian Hall Hibernian Hall, with its rich history of service to Roxbury since it was built in 1913, returns to its roots in modern arts and culture and is quickly becoming the new destination spot for local urbanites. About Roxbury Center for Arts Roxbury Center for Arts at Hibernian Hall is the cultural economic development program of Madison Park Development Corporation. More than just a program, it is the destination in Boston to enjoy a range of performances that celebrate the contemporary art and cultural heritage of African Americans and the African Diaspora. For over 12 years MPDC has supported artists, particularly artists of color, by helping to increase their visibility, expand audiences for their works, and promote their financial independence.