Rajiv Jayaweera "Pistils" Album Release Featuring Chris Cheek

Rajiv Jayaweera

Birdland Jazz Club
All Ages
Join us at Birdland for The Rajiv Jayaweera 'Pistils’ Album Release feat. Chris Cheek
  • Rajiv Jayaweera - drums / compositions
  • Chris Cheek - saxophones
  • Adam Birnbaum - piano
  • Hugh Stuckey - guitar
  • Rick Rosato - bass

Rajiv Jayaweera is a Sri Lankan / Australian jazz drummer and composer who grew up in Melbourne, Australia. He has performed and recorded extensively around the world with many groups but this will be his first album as a leader.

His band was recently featured at the Thailand International Jazz Conference in Bangkok where they headlined the festival alongside Kurt Rosenwinkel and Jorge Pardo.

For this album release show his group will perform compositions from his debut album - Pistils - inspired by images and memories from Sri Lanka.