New York Jazz Octet

The New York Jazz Octet is Bill Warfield – trumpet, Dave Riekenberg – saxophone, Don Braden – saxophone, Sam Burtis – trombone, Kenny Werner – piano, Vic Juris – Guitar, Gene Perla – bass and Scott Neumann – drums.

The group performs jazz selections from the 50s, 60s, and 70s as well as original material from members of the band arranged in a style reminiscent of the groups of Tadd Dameron, Art Blakey, Horace Silver and the bands of Gil Evans.