Rio Clemente: Bishop of Jazz

Monmouth County Library Headquarters

125 Symmes Drive
Manalapan, NJ 07726

From Manhattan's famed Birdland to The Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel from Carnegie Hall to Lincoln Center... Anyone who has listend to Rio Clemente play piano comes away in awe. This master pianist mixes a strong classical background with a rich knowledge of jazz history, then adds an amazing sense of creativity and interpretation. The result is music that is different from others, and nearly always produces a standing ovation and cries for "more." A native of Morristown, NJ, Rio is a member of its Hall of Fame. He's been named Professional Artist of the Year by the Arts Council of the Morris Area, New Jersey Monthly Magazine named him among its "Top 40 New Jerseyans" and the New Jersey Jazz Society named him Musician of the Year.

Sunday - November 11, 2012


Coleen Dee Berry

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