Greg Ruby & the Rhythm Runners celebrate the release of their newest record, Syncopated Classic – the lost compositions of 1920’s Seattle Jazz musician Frank D. Waldron
Greg Ruby and the Rhythm Runners have unearthed, arranged and recorded for the first time, the lost compositions of Seattle jazz pioneer, Frank D. Waldron. In 1924, Frank D. Waldron, Seattle jazz musician, composer and mentor to jazz greats Quincy Jones and Buddy Catlett, self-published a book of original compositions under the guise of a saxophone tutorial book called “Frank D. Waldron’s Syncopated Classic.” Now for the first time in generations, these compositions can be heard again. Come enjoy a forgotten piece of the Pacific Northwest’s rich musical history and, most importantly, Waldron’s contributions to the golden age of jazz.
The Rhythm Runners bring together some of the best of a new generation of traditional jazz musicians from New York, New Orleans and the Pacific Northwest.