photo credit Laura Ingles / San Antonio Express-News
Second West Texas Jazz Society Patron Event November 16 features trumpeter Adrian Ruiz
Dr. Ruiz is active as a freelance trumpeter, performing regularly throughout the state of Texas. He has performed internationally at the Montreux, North Sea, and Taichung Jazz Festivals. He has shared the stage with the following musical acts: Justo Almario, Angela Bofill, Carmen Bradford, Tony Campise, John Clayton, Richie Cole, Kirk Covington, Joel Frahm, Gerry Gibbs, Terry Gibbs, Al Grey, Andre Hayward, Jon Hendricks, Vincent Herring, Conrad Herwig, Will Kennedy, Doug Lawrence, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jason Marsalis, Johnny Mathis, Buddy Miles, Butch Miles, James Moody, James Morrison, Michael Philip Mossman, Eddie Palmieri, Bernadette Peters, Tito Puente, Jr., Rufus Reid, Graham Reynolds, Joan Rivers, Joshua Redman, Maria Schneider, The Temptations, Clark Terry, War, Dale Watson, Mary Wilson and The Supremes, and Red Young.