After 18 Years Of Marriage And Two Children, A Couple Releases Their Debut Albums

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Mon February 17, 2014

After 18 Years Of Marriage And Two Children, A Couple Releases Their Debut Albums

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The basic story behind drummer Rudy Royston's first album sounds like that of many sidemen in jazz. He moved to the New York area. His talent got him into bands led by higher-profile artists like Bill Frisell, JD Allen, Ben Allison and Dave Douglas. And when it came time to document his own composing and arranging, he could rely on the network he had tapped into.
Mike Molaire/John Rogers for NPR The basic story behind drummer Rudy Royston's first album sounds like that of many sidemen in jazz. He moved to the New York area. His talent got him into bands led by higher-profile artists like Bill Frisell, JD Allen, Ben Allison and Dave Douglas.