Featuring saxophone, flute, percussion, piano, bass and
drums, New World Jazz Project performs groove-oriented
original compositions and nouveau arrangements of American
standards in styles ranging from adult contemporary to bebop
and beyond. Led by Niall McGuinness, New World Jazz Project
features some of the best players in the Reno/Tahoe area, delivering their soulful sound on a backdrop of Latin and Afro-
Cutting his Latin jazz teeth in Miami, Florida, Niall graduated
from University of Miami’s School of Music, immersing himself
in the rhythms and sounds of Afro-Cuban music; his ample use
of many hand percussion instruments is a reflection of that
strong cultural influence The New World Jazz Project continues to carry the banner of America’s indigenous and ever-evolving musical art form through their many recordings, some tunes of which have
recently been placed on national television and film. Niall McGuinness and New World Jazz Project beckon you to join them on their musical journey.
Brought to you by KNCJ 89.5, Reno Little Theater, and For the Love of Jazz.