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May 18. A student of free jazz legends Ornette Coleman and Sonny Sharrock, Hudson Valley tenor saxophonist Ray Blue has traveled the space ways with Sun Ra's Arkestra and performed with Steve Turre, Gary Bartz, Kirk Lightsey, Eddie Henderson, T. K. Blue, Benny Powell, the Ray Charles Show, Wycliffe Gordon, and the Spirit of Life Ensemble. This gig at the Bean Runner Cafe, which continues to lead the region when it comes to consistently booking vital jazz artists, finds Blue in the company of his quartet of pianist Zaccai Curtis, bassist Beldon Bullock, and drummer Alvin Atkinson Jr. (The Chip White Ensemble jams May 11; the Legendary Delfonics Revue, featuring latter-day Delfonics member Greg Hill, sings May 19.) 7:30pm. $10. Peekskill.

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