Larry Ridley Legacy Band

Larry Ridley is a mainstay Jazz bassist, having appeared on countless sessions as a sideman. He studied at Indiana University and the Lenox School of Jazz. After gigging in his hometown with Freddie Hubbard, James Spaulding, and Wes Montgomery, Ridley relocated to New York where he has been active ever since. Among his more significant musical associations in the 1960s were with Art Farmer, Red Garland, Slide Hampton, Jackie McLean, Lee Morgan, Max Roach, Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, and George Wein’s Newport All-Stars (1969). He was Thelonious Monk’s regular bassist from 1970-1973, then became involved in jazz education, heading the jazz program and music department at Rutgers. He worked with Philly Joe Jones’ Dameronia (1981-1985) and has remained active up until the present time.


Adapted from Biography by Scott Yanow

Event Location and Ticket Information

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PJS Jazz Society (at First Presbyterian Church)
199 North Columbus Ave
Mount Vernon, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, October 9, 2016
Times: 5:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Ticket pricing:

- $25 - General Admission

Presenter: PJS Jazz Society, Inc.
Presenter Phone: 914-667-0823
Presenter Website:

Sponsor Message

PJS Jazz Society presents the best in jazz every Second Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, September through April. Most concerts start with a Young Musicians opening set from 5:15-6:00 pm, followed by two Headliner sets from 6:30-9:00 pm. Concerts are held in a cabaret setting. Additional parking available at the Holmes School (next to the First Presbyterian Church on Columbus Avenue). This performance made possible, in part, by ArtsWestchester with funds from Westchester County Government and its Board of Legislators.