Liam Broderick “Riverside Collective”
Liam Broderick – Guitar
Joseph Block – Piano
Taylor Clay – Saxophone
Tony Golden – Bass
Lucas Ebeling – Drums
Led by guitarist and Denver-native Liam Broderick, The Riverside Collective blends traditional influences with youthful spirit to create expressive and invigorating music. The group, comprised of talented young jazz musicians from around the country, draws inspiration from the sounds of New York City—where they currently attend college. Join the band as they come to Dazzle to present a set of original and standard compositions!
Liam Broderick currently attends Columbia University where he studies under Paul Bollenback and Jack Wilkins. He recently named a 2018 “Honorable Mention” Winner for Jazz Guitar in the National YoungArts competition. While in high school, Liam had the opportunity to study from renowned artists such as Kurt Rosenwinkel, Jonathan Kreisberg, and Gilad Hekselman, and perform with jazz luminaries such as Greg Osby and Terrell Stafford.
Joseph Block, hailed one of “jazz’s most promising young composers” by Jazz at Lincoln Center, studies in New York City at Columbia University and the Juilliard School. He regularly performs at many venues throughout the Philadelphia area, including the Kimmel Center, the Clef Club, South Jazz Parlor, Chris’ Jazz Café, @exuberance, and the Mann Music Center. Joe was the 2017 YoungArts Jazz Piano National Finalist. He is also the co-founder and leader of the Philadelphia Ambassador Big Band.
Taylor Clay, a Brooklyn native, holds jazz performance degrees from the Crane School of Music in Potsdam, NY and the University of Northern Colorado. A former student of Eric Alexander and Lenny Pickett, Taylor works as a freelance musician and has become a rising star on the Denver jazz scene.
Raised in Golden, Colorado, Tony Golden grew up in a musical household, picking up electric bass when he was 6. He has had the privilege of studying with renowned musicians such as John Clayton, Danilo Perez, John Patitucci, Ben Street, Wycliffe Gordon, Terell Stafford, and Lewis Nash.
In high school, he received a full scholarship to the Berklee Global Jazz Institute Workshop and performed at the Newport Jazz Festival. In addition, Tony was selected for the 2017 Vail Jazz Workshop, and, most recently, he won an Honorable Mention award for Jazz Double Bass from the National YoungArts Foundation. He will be attending Manhattan School of Music in the Fall.
Lucas Ebeling is a young jazz drummer from Doylestown, PA. He started drumming at 10 years old, playing in bands with his dad and older brother. After receiving much support and inspiration from his friends, family, and teachers over the years, he now studies at New York University and performs regularly as a sideman and bandleader in Philadelphia and New York.