19 April Thursday – Tim Ries (USA) The Rolling Stones Project


Thursday 19 April, 2018, 8.30pm

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Saxophonist, composer, arranger, producer and educator Tim Ries brings his unique tribute to the great music of the Rolling Stones to Foundry616 and Australia for the very first time.

Tim Ries arrangement of Rolling Stones classics such as Satisfaction, Slipping Away, Honky Tonk Women, As Tears Go By, Paint It Black, Gimme Shelter, Street Fighting Man, Wild Horses, Ruby Tuesday, Waiting On A Friend, Angie and You Can’t Always Get What You Want tease out hidden aspects of their harmonies and transform aspects of the melody to reveal a richness that inspires the improvisor.

With degrees from both The University of North Texas (BM) and The University of Michigan (MM), Ries has had a unique and varied career, which began in 1983 with the great Maynard Ferguson. Tim moved to New York City in 1985 and since that time his performing and recording credits include a who’s who of jazz, rock, pop and world music icons: The Rolling Stones from 1999 to the present, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Donald Fagen, Michael Jackson, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Rod Stewart, Lyle Lovette, and jazz greats including Hank Jones, Michael Brecker, Tony Bennett, Dave Liebman and Maria Schneider amongst many others.

Tim was a member of the Prism Saxophone Quartet from 1993-2003 and has released more than a dozen CDs as a leader. His recent discs, Tim Ries Quintet and Tim Ries Quintet Vol II, are live performances at Smalls Jazz Club. In 2005 and 2008 respectively, he released The Rolling Stones Project (Concord) and Stones World (Sunnyside), both are his versions of Stones classics arranged in jazz and world music genres. Both CDs have drawn rave reviews across the globe.

Some of the guest artists featured on these discs include: all four Rolling Stones, Norah Jones, Sheryl Crow, Milton Nascimento, Sara Baras, Bill Frisell, John Scofield, Jack DeJohnette, Lisa Fischer, Bernard Fowler, Larry Goldings, Franck Amsallem, Eddie Palmieri, Brian Blade and Ana Moura. His latest colaborations are performing with the great flamenco dancer Sara Baras and with The East Gipsy Band from Budapest

Fans of both rock and jazz will love this show which features Tim Ries leading an all star Sydney band of Matt MacMahon (piano), Carl Dewhurst (guitar), Phil Stack (bass) and James Hauptman (drums). Don’t miss it!

General – $27.00 incl booking fee
Concession – $20.00 incl booking fee
Dinner & Show $59.00 incl booking fee
Premium Dinner & Show $74.00 incl booking fee
Drinks & Show $45.00 incl booking fee

Additional information

Ticket Type

General Admission, Concession, Dinner & Show – 7pm, Dinner & Show – 8pm, Premium Dinner & Show, Drinks & Show

Event Details

Date: 19 April 2018

Start time: 20:30

End time: 23:00

Venue: Foundry 616

Phone: 02 9211 9442

Email: info@foundry616.com.au