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ArtPower at UC San Diego 2016-2017 Jazz Concert Series

ArtPower at UC San Diego 2016-2017 Jazz Concert Series
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: February 6, 2017
Jazz 88.3 is proud to support ArtPower's 3-part jazz concert series! The series continues Wednesday, February 22nd at 8PM with The Miguel Zenon Quartet, touring his tenth album Tipico, with band members: Luis Perdomo, Hans Glawischnig, and Henry Cole. Following that, the series moves forward February 24th at 8PM with beautiful Brazillian jazz by Thalma & Laercio de Freitas and concludes on Sunday, March 13, with award-winning vocalist, Charenee Wade (rescheduled from 2/9/17)This is one series that's sure to be splendid--don't miss it! To purchase tickets, simply click here! SERIES ARTISTS AND MORE...

The Miguel Zenon Quartet Tours His "Tipico"

Multiple Grammy nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur fellow Miguel Zenón represents a select group of musicians who have masterfully balanced the often contradictory poles of innovation and tradition. He is widely considered to be one of the most groundbreaking and influential saxophonists of his generation. He has also developed a unique voice as a composer and conceptualist, concentrating his efforts on perfecting a fine mix between Latin American folkloric music and jazz. Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Zenón has released nine recordings as a bandleader, and will be touring his tenth and forthcoming album, Tipico, while at ArtPower. Tickets For Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at The Loft at UCSD.


Thalma & Laercio de Freitas Returns Following Sold-Out U.S. Debut

For her return to ArtPower—following her sold-out U.S. debut here—Thalma de Freitas joins forces with her father, Laércio to showcase beautiful Brazilian jazz music that demonstrates the power of cross-generational influences.

Father/daughter duo Laércio and Thalma have a long and rich history of writing and performing music together. Thalma credits her father for developing her musical ear and exposing her to the deep roots of jazz music in Brazilian culture. Tickets For Friday, February 24, 2017 at The Loft at UCSD. 



Charenee Wade Offers The Music of Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson

Charenée Wade is not one to hold back or let fear stand in her way. An award-winning young vocalist currently making waves in both jazz and soul/R&B circles, she is known for her expert vocal improvisational ability and her seriously swinging groove. Wade will perform tracks from her latest album—Offering: The Music of Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson—which pays tribute to the socially conscious poet and musician Scott-Heron, and showcases Wade’s excellent storytelling and subtle vocal prowess. Tickets For Sunday, March 13, 2017 at The Loft at UCSD (previously scheduled for 2/9/17)



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