Omari Russell is a 23 year old tenor saxophonist in the Baltimore – D.C. area. Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, he began clarinet at the age of 5 and learned saxophone at the age of 8 under the tutelage of his father, Benny Russell. Since then, he has played as a sideman on many projects ranging across many different genres including: jazz, ska, rock, and fusion. Now Omari is seeking to make his name for himself as a leader and bring a new and “Baltimore sound” inspired style to the jazz scene.
Omari Russell, sax
Charles Wilson, drums
Justin Taylor, piano
Brandon Woody, trumpet
Jeron White, bass
Omari Russell is a tenor saxophonist based in Maryland and DC. On Sunday, October 27 he is debuting his own first showcase: The Infinity Project. The Infinity Project is an infinite amalgam of projects through which Omari is striving to work with Baltimore's diverse and vast array of musicians in a series of projects. The project launch is a quintet that will perform a mix of standards and originals that will explore various depths of the 'straightahead' style. Join us as Omari begins his quest to showcase the 'Baltimore Sound.
$12 in advance/$15 at door/$10 full-time student with ID
Sunday, October 27 at 6:00pm
An Die Musik
409 N. Charles Street, 2nd floor, Baltimore, MD 21201