"Movement 7" a New Contemporary/Hip Hop Jazz Ensemble To Perform at the Blue Note Jazz Club, NYC

Co-founders Swiss Chris and Kevin Njikam with Their New "Movement 7" Jazz Group will Perform Together at the Legendary Blue Note Jazz Club: Late Night Groove Series, on Saturday, July 27th, 11:45pm.
Swiss Chris of "Movement 7"  after a GingerNewYork TV Show Appearance
Swiss Chris of "Movement 7" after a GingerNewYork TV Show Appearance
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NEW YORK - July 8, 2013 - PRLog -- Swiss Chris: Music Director/Drummer, is an in-demand first-call session drummer/music director. Swiss is well-known for his work as musical director and drummer for the nine-time GRAMMY® winner John Legend, with whom he worked for four years. He is now concentrating on his own solo career with a forthcoming album. Swiss is also actively involved with his charitable organization, S.W.I.S.S. (Saving With Instruments, Samples and Soundz), dedicated to healing, education, and promoting communication through music for the betterment of the world. Swiss Chris has worked with artists such as Sir Elton John, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Common, Wyclef Jean, James "Blood" Ulmer, Gloria Gaynor, Miss Lauryn Hill, Corinne Bailey Rae, India Arie, Bridget Kelly, Marsha Ambrosius and has appeared on numerous television shows. Swiss Chris endorses Natal Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Regal Tip Sticks, Evans Drum Heads, Roland Electronics. http://www.swisschris777.com

Photo Credit: Marvin Joseph

Jay Rodriquez: Reeds, Composer, Arranger.  Jay is a two-time Grammy nominee and is an impeccably seasoned and versatile jazz saxophone player, having collaborated with such greats as Miles Davis, Prince, Tupac Shakur, James Brown, Celia Cruz, Paquito d Rivera, Eddie Palmieri, Gil Evans, Elvis Costello, George Porter Jr., Widespread Panic, Musique  Soulchild, The Roots, Guru, DJ Premiere, Mingus Big Band, Craig Harris, Fred Wesley, Medeski, Martin and Wood, and Ray Barretto, among others. Mr. Rodriquez is the co-founder/director of New York’s much-in-demand Groove Collective and has performed his music all over the world.  Mr. Rodriquez is a true pioneer of many great musical waves in NYC. http://jayrodriguez.com

Line-up for Movement 7:
Swiss Chris, Drums (co-founder)
Jay Rodriquez, Horns
Malik Work, Poetry/Rhymes
Dezron Douglas, Bass
Kevin Njikam, Guitar (co-founder)


Event Information:

Blue Note Jazz Club

131 West 3rd Street
New York, New York 10012
Telephone: 212-475-8592
http://www.bluenote.net (http://www.thepyramidclub.com/)
Saturday July 27, 11:45pm
$10 Admission  

Malik Work:
NYC's lyrical stalwart and dynamic performer, Malik Work is a
co-founder of seminal hip hop jazz conglomerate The Real Live Show.
He's collaborated with Swiss Chris and Jay Rodriguez in the lab and on
stages for years in projects that are increasingly experimental and
pushing the envelope of contemporary beat driven performance. He is
honored to be a member of Movement 7, a confluence of great artistry
and willing trailblazers. http://www.malikwork.com

Dezron Douglas: Known for his musical versatility, bassist Dezron Douglas is one of the most in demand young bassists in jazz today. Composer, educator and bandleader, Dezron has established himself as a musician’s musician, respected not only for his talent but also for his dedication to the authenticity of the music.  Over the years, he has continued to perform and record with Michael Carvin, Pharoah Sanders, Cyrus Chestnut, Abraham Burton/Eric McPherson, Louis Hayes, Rene McLean, Al Foster, Ravi Coltrane, Billy Drummond, Steve Davis, Winard Harper, Lewis Nash, Kevin Mahogany, Carla Cook, Kenny Garrett, Willie Jones III, Jeremy Pelt, Eric Reed, Papo Vazquez and The Marsalis Bros. http://dezrondouglas.com

Kevin Njikam: Kevin is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, sound healer based in the San Francisco Bay area. He's performed with a wide variety of acts at venues and festivals around the country and performed with musicians ranging from Hip Hop artist Killah Priest (of Wu-Tang Clan), to world music artists, to singer/songwriter/activists like Singing Bear, Human, and Mama Crow. He's shared the stage with artists like Nneka, Blackaliscious, and Ozomotli. He has also studied and mingled with greats from both the jazz and sound healing world. http://formlessheights.bandcamp.com
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