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The Adrian Ruiz Quintet
February 11 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dr. Adrian Ruiz is active as a freelance trumpeter, performing regularly throughout the state of Texas. He has performed internationally at the Montreux, North Sea, and Taichung Jazz Festivals, and has shared the stage with Gary Clark Jr., John Clayton, Norah Jones, Tito Puente, Jr., Joshua Redman, Boz Scaggs, and many others.
In May 2017, Dr. Ruiz made his recording debut as a leader, releasing his first full length album entitled Premiere: A Collection Of Originals. Scott Yanow, acclaimed jazz journalist wrote the following: “Adrian Ruiz is an impressive trumpeter who makes his recording debut as a leader on Premiere…In addition to being a fine showcase for the Adrian Ruiz Quintet, Premiere is a fun set of creative jazz that is easily recommended.”
Dr. Ruiz received his Bachelor of Music Studies from the University of Texas at San Antonio, Master of Music from Texas State University, and Doctor of Musical Arts in Jazz Trumpet Performance from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a Featured Artist for Schilke Music Products Inc., in Melrose Park, Illinois.