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|Birth name||Ralph Peter Alessi|
|Born||March 5, 1963|
San Francisco, California
|Occupation(s)||Jazz musician, composer|
|Associated acts||Steve Coleman, Uri Caine, Ravi Coltrane, Fred Hersch and Don Byron|
Ralph Peter Alessi (born March 6, 1963) is an American jazz trumpeter and composer who is an ECMrecording artist. He has recorded and performed with Steve Coleman, Uri Caine, Ravi Coltrane, Fred Hersch, and Don Byron.
Alessi is also the founder and director of the School for Improvisational Music and is on faculty at University of the Arts Bern and Siena Jazz University. His older brother Joseph Alessi is a classical trombonist.
With David Ake
With Don Byron
With Michael Cain
With Uri Caine
With James Carney
With Steve Coleman
With Ravi Coltrane
With Scott Colley
With David Gilmore
With Drew Gress
With Fred Hersch
With Jason Moran
With Enrico Pieranunzi
With Lonnie Plaxico
With Sam Rivers
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