U.S. Army Blues Jazz Quintet

Dorothy I Height-Benning                                     Neighborhood Library                                                            3935 Benning Road, NE                                                 Washington, DC 20019

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Led by trumpeter Kenny Rittenhouse and vocalist Christal Rheams, TheU.S. Army Blues Jazz Quintet will perform music honoring vocalist Ella Fitzgerald, trumpeter John Burks “Dizzy” Gillespie and pianist Thelonious Sphere Monk, all jazz legacy artists, born in 1917. 

This is the “first” Fitzgerald-Gillespie-Monk Legacy Series performance of 2017!

SGM Kenny Rittenhouse – trumpet | MSG Christal Rheams – vocalist | SSG Xavier Perez – tenor | SSG Tim Whalen – piano | SFC Regan Brough – bass | SFC Larry Ferguson – drums