"one of the most prominent composer-bandleaders of the mid-Atlantic" NPR Music
"Cyntje redoubles the power and equipoise in his signature meld of Caribbean flow and modern jazz" CapitalBop
“With titles that evoke personal declarations that sometimes touch on the religious...Jazz in the islands has moved a step ahead.” – Caribbean Beat Magazine
Herman Burney - bass
Lenny Robinson - drums
Hope Udobi - piano
Brian Settles - tenor sax
Reginald Cyntje - trombone
RCG has been featured at numerous venues on the East Coast. Nationally, the band was featured on NPR’s new show Jazz Night in America. On Tap Magazine listed Reginald Cyntje as one of 10 Hot Musicians to put on your radar.
To date, Cyntje had four critically acclaimed albums. His latest album “Spiritual Awakening” is considered one of the Top 5 Best Jazz Albums of 2015. “Rejoice,” off his latest album, is one of the 50 Best Songs of 2015.
RCG has performed for audiences in the US, Europe and the Caribbean. Most recently, we performed for hundreds of listeners in the US Virgin Islands at Jazz in the Park.
Tickets: $17 in advance/$20 at door/$10 full-time students with ID
Versatile recording artist Reginald Cyntje (born in Roseau Dominica, raised on St. Thomas, USVI) is an award winning professional musician, composer, producer and educator. He is active on the Washington DC music scene. Currently, he leads his own groups and works as a sideman in numerous bands. He is also the founder/owner of Jegna School of Music, LLC, a school that provides music lessons, workshops and mentoring concerts for intergenerational students; the founder and creative director of Cyntje Music, LLC, a one stop music boutique that includes booking, curating and assisting artists; the author of Stepping Stones: 15 studies in improvisation; and a professor of music at Montgomery College. He has toured the US, Europe and the Caribbean and appeared on over 20 recordings including four of his own.