Ricky Malichi

2015 Roswell Jazz Festival Guest of Honor Ricky Malichi Ricky Malichi, Drums – Roswell Jazz Festival Musicians: Ricky Malichi was born in Riverside, California, but has spent the majority of his life in El Paso,Texas. He began studying music at the age of nine and focused on drums and percussion. While in High School, he received numerous awards…

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Harry Allen

Harry Allen, Saxophone – Roswell Jazz Festival Musicians: Harry has performed at jazz festivals and clubs worldwide, frequently touring the United States, Europe and Asia. 2016 Guest of Honor Harry Allen has also performed with Rosemary Clooney, Ray Brown, Hank Jones, Frank Wess, Flip Phillips, Scott Hamilton, Harry ‘Sweets’ Edison, Kenny Burrell, Herb Ellis, John Pizzarelli,…

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Dan Barrett

2011 Guest of Honor Dan Barrett is an American arranger, cornetist, and trombonist, born in Pasadena, California in 1955. The earliest mention of Dan Barrett was in the Melody Maker, 10 February 1973, which reported that he played “Ory’s Creole Trombone” at the end of Kid Ory’s Funeral on 28 January that year. He also…

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Nicki Parrott

2009 Guest of Honor: Born in Newcastle, Australia, Nicki started her musical training at age four with the piano, followed by the flute, soon after. Nicki switched to double bass at the age of 15. After graduating high school she moved to Sydney to study jazz at the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music where…

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