Rajiv Jayaweera - Live at Birdland Jazz Club in New York, NY

"A set by Rajiv Jayaweera on today’s episode of The Jazz Hole Live, recorded live at the legendary Birdland Jazz Club back in 2019. Drummer, percussionist and composer Rajiv Jayaweera was born in London, grew up in Melbourne, is of Sri Lankan heritage and is currently based in New York City. At Birdland, he performed with Joel Frahm (tenor saxophone), Eden Ladin (piano), Hugh Stuckey (guitar) and Rick Rosato (bass). In April 2019, he recorded his debut album “Pistils”, which is now available on rajivjayaweera.com and outsideinmusic.com. RAJIV JAYAWEERA Rajiv Jayaweera (drums, percussion) Joel Frahm (tenor saxophone) Eden Ladin (piano) Hugh Stuckey (guitar) Rick Rosato (bass) All tracks composed by Rajiv Jayaweera All tracks recorded live at Birdland Jazz Club in New York, NY on January 31st 2019 by Johannes Felscher 00:00 - The Jazz Hole Live with Linus 02:03 - Ellstandissa - Rajiv Jayaweera 10:09 - Welikadawatte - Rajiv Jayaweera 18:56 - The Jazz Hole Live with Linus 20:54 - Malkoha Bird - Rajiv Jayaweera 31:13 - Pistils - Rajiv Jayaweera 39:07 - The Jazz Hole Live with Linus 39:51 - The Elephant - Rajiv Jayaweera 47:35 - Nilus - Rajiv Jayaweera 58:29 - The Jazz Hole Live with Linus 59:25 - Galadari - Rajiv Jayaweera 69:44 - Finish "

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This is the sister show to The Jazz Hole, featuring live recorded sets on every second Thursday of the month, curated by Linus Wyrsch, a sought-after clarinetist and saxophonist, himself, who embraces a unique relationship with the jazz genre and its musicians, consequently providing the listeners with a backstage pass to the New York jazz scene.