Ralph Alessi

Ralph Alessi - © 2007 mvonlanthen

born on 5/3/1963 in San Francisco, CA, United States

Ralph Alessi

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Ralph Alessi (born 1963[1] in San Francisco, California[2]) is a jazz trumpeter and composer originally from San Rafael, California, probably better known for being a member of bands led by saxophonist Steve Coleman. He has also performed with a host of others musicians, including Uri Caine, Ravi Coltrane, Fred Hersch and Don Byron, among others.[Ralph Alessi at All Music Guide] Alessi is also the founder and director of the School for Improvisational Music and is on faculty at New York University and New England Conservatory.

Select discography

  • Baida (2013, ECM)
  • Only Many (2013, CAMJazz)
  • Wiry Strong (2011, CleanFeed)
  • Cognitive Dissonance (2010, CAMJazz)
  • Open Season (2009, RKM Records)
  • Look (2007, Between the Lines Records)
  • Vice & Virtue (2002, RKM Records)
  • This Against That (2002, RKM)
  • Hissy Fit (1999, Love Slave Records)

With Michael Cain

  • Circa (ECM, 1996)

With Uri Caine

  • The Othello Syndrome (Winter & Winter, 2009)


  1. http://viaf.org/viaf/34651038/#Alessi,_Ralph
  2. http://www.pmauriatmusic.com/us/artists/artist/126-ralph-alessi
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