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TUES. | 06 06 06 | 6PM-MIDNIGHT | BENEFIT JAM SESSION FOR PIANIST HILTON

TUES. | 06 06 06 | 6PM-MIDNIGHT | BENEFIT JAM SESSION FOR PIANIST HILTON

Hilton_ruiz_1 Thanks to Oliver Rios of ORIOSDESIGNS who designed the Hilton Ruiz graphic invite to the right and forwarded this info to us. Our well wishes go out to Hilton and his family. [-R]
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Famed Puerto Rican/New York Composer, Pianist and Jazz musician Hilton Ruiz is in a coma at a New Orleans hospital Intensive Care Unit with severe trauma to the face and a fracturedskull. The circumstances surrounding this tragic incident are under investigation by the New Orleans Police Department. In the meanwhile, Ruiz’ family and friends are reaching out for assistance in getting the Internationally acclaimed artist back to New York for treatment. In that effort, an after-work benefit jam session will be held in Hilton Ruiz’ honor to assist the family with the enormous medical expenses. Confirmed guest performers include:

Zon del Barrio (7 pm) joined by saxophonist Ivan Renta & vocalist Frankie Vasquez
Chembo Corniel and Choworo (9 pm)
Willie Martinez & “La Familia Sextet” (10 pm)

Other guest artists include:
percussionist Luisito Quintero
flautist Andrea Brachfeld
pianist Robert Glasper
percussionist Annette Aguilar
bassist Andy Gonzalez

LQ’s
511 Lexington Avenue
(between 48th & 49th Streets)
New York, NY
(212) 593-7575

Suggested donation: $20

All donations are to be made payable to Aida Ruiz (check preferred).

Musicians wishing to participate in “A Benefit Jam Session for Hilton Ruiz” should call Event organizer Eddie Rodriguez at 917-678-6695 to be placed on the Musicians Guest list.

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  1. Reply
    Jose gallegos

    Dear Sir or Madam;

    My name is Jose Gallegos i am also a pianist composer and a friend of Hilton. In addition to my contribution i’ll like to play
    or sit in with any of the bands. Please let me know if that is possible.

    thank you for helping Hilton’s family

    best regards

    jose gallegos

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