Aspiring musicians at School of the Arts will have no shortage of role models Friday night when drummer Rob Garcia brings his all-star group to Rochester. Garcia has played with Wynton Marsalis, Woody Allen, Diana Krall, and many others. Pianist John Stetch won the Prix du Jazz at the Montreal International Festival in 1998 and has appeared on "Piano Jazz" with Marian McPartland and "Jazz Set" with Branford Marsalis. Saxophonist Noah Preminger has lent his talents to Dave Holland, Fred Hersch, and Dave Douglas. And Matt Pavolka is a fast-rising New York bassist and leader of The Horns Band.
Rob Garcia 4 performs Friday, October 19, 7 p.m. at School of the Arts, 45 Prince St. $5-$10. 242-7682.