Acclaimed jazz trombonist Phil Ranelin, co-founder of Detroit’s famed 1970s jazz label Tribe Records, returns to Detroit from LA!
The Phil Ranelin Quartet will include Rod Williams on piano & Fender Rhodes, Jaribu Shahid on acoustic bass & Djallo Djakate on drums.
Ranelin, a former Freddie Hubbard sideman, is a trombonist in the J.J. Johnson tradition. He has studied and played with numerous top jazz acts over the years including Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Gerald Wilson, Stanley Clarke, Christian McBride, Wayne Shorter, Jimmy Smith and many others. He has appeared at jazz festivals around the world and with his group, The Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble, has collected an array of top musicians. A long-time Los Angeles resident, Ranelin’s musical contributions have been recognized by city, county, state and national legislative leaders. By official resolutions he has been deemed a “Rare and Valuable Cultural Treasure” and a “Cultural Ambassador throughout the Nation and to the world audience.”