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More han just the Premier Singer/Instrumentalist in Jazz today......

"DellaRatta.....demonstrating a talent for composing, improvising and arranging....that recalled Thelonius Monk's flair for refreshing familiar chord progressions with harmonic twists.....an imaginative reworking that moved from the sublime to swinging and back again."
--Washington Post
"DellaRatta...well crafted with strong traces of influence from McCoy Tyner and Bill Evans."
--LA Times
"DellaRatta brought new life to an old sweet song."
--Boston Globe
"Rick DellaRatta is one of the finest Jazz pianists alive."
--Savannah Times

"One of the worlds finest pianists."

--Teri Thornton
 
"His voice is his secret weapon. It's pure velvet."
--Troy Record

"DellaRatta has the talent, tunes and superb sidemen to deserve at least a Diana Krall -sized career. He sings and plays better, and fronts a tremendous band."

 -Daily Gazette

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    Rick DellaRatta and Jazz for Peace Return to Africa for a concert to save the Masai Mara CLICK! to View the Full Slide Show! Are you an outstanding NPO? Click... More »

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Masai, Kenya with Rick DellaRatta Last Updated on 2011-02-19 01:12:26 Rick DellaRatta and Jazz for Peace Return to Africa for a concert to save the Masai Mara CLICK! to View the Full Slide Show! Are you an outstanding NPO? Click here for funding!  www.jazzforpeace.org/grant Dear Friends: We welcome in the New Year with momentous  NEWS!  Jazz for Peace is returning to Africa to perform in concert to raise awareness for one of the most important environmental concerns of our lifetime - the great migration of the Masai Mara. The Masai Mara National Reserve (MMNR) is a 1,510 km protected area in south-west Kenya. It is part of the world famous Serengeti-Mara ecosystem that covers over 25,000 km2 of Masai land in Kenya and Tanzania. Lying at an altitude of c.1600 m, it is an area of undulating grassland savanna bisected by the Mara River. The Mara River is slowly drying up due to a variety of... More »