Over the next few weeks leading up to our 10th Anniversary Celebration Concert, we will be introducing six members of the New York-based band People of Earth who will be performing live on June 22nd.
Celebrate a decade of bringing joy to our neighbors, family, and friends affected by dementia… and help make the next decade possible!
Raul Rios is a classically-trained freelance trumpeter, educator, and recording artist based in New York City. He formerly served as principal trumpet for the Puerto Rico Concert Ballet Orchestra and the Puerto Rico Wind Symphony. He regularly performs on Broadway in shows such as Moulin Rouge and Radio City’s The Rockettes Christmas Spectacular. A Puerto Rico native, Mr. Rios earned his Bachelors in Classical Trumpet Performance at the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music, and recently earned his Masters Degree from the Mannes College of Music at The New School in NYC.
Ian Stewart is an electric bassist from Syracuse NY specializing in Latin Jazz fusion. In addition to performing with a broad variety of New York based artists, Ian is also a teacher and music columnist. In March of 2015, Ian released “The John Benítez Bass Method Volume 1- Freedom in the Clave: A Rhythmic Approach to Bass Playing” in collaboration with the great John Benítez.
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