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bonds a deep sense of history with an appetite for the unknown. At 22, the Westchester native has garnered critical praise from JAZZIZ magazine, The New York Times, Paste and Vanity Fair, and earned performance opportunities alongside Wynton Marsalis, Keyon Harrold, Ben Williams, Jazzmeia Horn, A$AP Rocky, Meshell Ndegeocello, Braxton Cook and the late Roy Hargrove. Julius’ contributions on piano, drums, synthesizer and electric bass appear on releases from Kassa Overall, Carmen Lundy, Brasstracks, Morgan Guerin, J. D. Walter and Damien Sneed.

Since attending Juilliard and MSM, Julius has performed at notable New York venues, including Dizzy’s, Smalls Jazz Club, Smoke Jazz and Supper Club and The Jazz Gallery, as well as The Black Cat in San Francisco. He has appeared at clubs and festivals across the country and throughout the world, including The Blue Note, SFJazz, The Kennedy Center, Ronnie Scotts, and Monterey and North Sea Jazz Festivals. An emerging leader and highly sought collaborator, Julius looks forward to issuing his debut album in 2021.

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Multi-instrumentalist and
           composer Julius Rodriguez
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