Rita Selby Music LLC

NYC's newest media company for Jazz and World Music and the Quest to Discover their Myriad Definitions



RSM had a chance to chat with Jazz graphic design maestro Chris Drukker. Illustrious designer of nearly 800 Jazz CD/Album covers, Chris has designed for Major Labels (Sony, Verve/Polygram) to Jazz Labels (Sunnyside and many others) and for artists such as Fred Hersch, Dave Stryker, Ron Carter, Bruce Barth, Kenny Werner, just to name a few. Chris is a Jazz aficionado of the highest order, and this interview was extremely incisive. ….Watch this space for the interview, coming soon.

April 13, 2019 Saturday

Matt King’s “Monk in Brazil” + special guests

**Click here to WATCH the making of Matt King’s Monk in Brazil!**

2-4 PM, free admission

@ Monmouth County Library - 125 Symmes Dr, Manalapan Township, NJ 07726

Matt King - piano, melodica

Anton Denner - reeds

Itaiguara Brandao - bass

Mauricio Zottarelli - drums

+Fernando Saci - percussion

Bill Ware - vibraphone

Deborah Davis - vocals

April 25, 2019 Thursday

Vocalist Mia’s CD release party for “Encantada” (featuring Matt King)

8-9:30 PM

@ Club Bonafide www.clubbonafide.com

212 E. 52nd St, New York, NY 10022

Mia - vocals

Matt King - piano, melodica

Anton Denner - reeds

Paul Meyers - guitar

Itaiguara Brandao - bass

Rogerio Boccata - drums

Nanny Assis - percussion, vocals

May 5, 2019 Sunday

Matt King Trio + trumpeter Warren Vache

2-4 PM, tickets $20

@ DeHart Community Center - 120 Burnett Ave, Maplewood, NJ 07040

Matt King - piano, melodica, vocals

Steve LaSpina - bass

Jonathon Peretz - drums

+ Warren Vache - trumpet

May 9, 2019 Thursday

guitarist Reza Khan's CD release party for “Next Train Home” (featuring Matt King)

8 PM, tickets $20-30

@ The Loft at City Winery - 155 Varick St (2nd fl), New York, NY 10013


Reza Khan - guitar

Matt King - keyboards

Dave Mann - reeds

Paul Livant - guitar

Sergio Pereira - guitar

Panagiotis Andreou - bass

Fernando Saci - percussion

Mauricio Zottarelli - drums



A lush duo recording of mesmerizing jazz classics & original songs.

Produced by Rita Selby / Associate Producer: Frank Fagnano

Friday – April 6, 2018 – 8:00pM the DiMenna Center – NYC

450 West 37th St. (between 9th & 10th Aves. – on 10th Ave. end of block) – Benzaquen Hall (elevator to 1st floor) – 10018

Doors open 7:30pm / Concert 8:00pm

$20 General  / $15 Seniors, Students, Veterans

Cash at door

Purchase Tickets here (highly recommended)  Tel. 201.725.2144


A very special One Night Only performance

Rita Selby – Vocalist / Composer
Bruce Barth – Piano
Andy Eulau – Bass

View Project 142 announcement here

Refreshments provided by Project 142
Street parking after 7:00pm
NEW SUBWAY STOP for DiMenna Center area – 7 Line – Hudson Yards Stop (West 34th St. & 11th Ave.)

Recording Personnel on Rita’s “Odyssey” Release –
Daniel Binelli – Rob Paparozzi – Matt King – John Dimartino – Oleg Kireyev – Freddie Bryant – Andy Eulau – Pete MacDonald – Gilad Dobrecky – Thierry Arpino – Kahlil Kwame Bell.

*Rita Selby’s earlier All Original CD “ON EARTH” released to critical acclaim recorded of 12 Jazz/Latin tinged compositions with performances by Rufus Reid & Peter Bernstein* – available on CD Baby





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