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La Jolla Music Society Jazz Concert Series 2017

La Jolla Music Society Jazz Concert Series 2017
Blog Name: Home Page NewsAuthor: San Diego's Jazz 88.3 Posted on: September 6, 2016
Jazz 88.3 is so proud to support La Jolla Music Society's 2017 season! This year, they're bringing some of the very best to Balboa Theater!Up Next: The Branford Marsalis Quartet, with special guest Kurt Elling February 10th. This upcoming concert is one for the books, so be sure to mark your calendars! To purchase tickets and/or to become a member of LJMS, simply click here! ARTIST VIDEOS / SHOW DETAILS...

Branford Marsalis Quartet, with special guest Kurt Elling, February 10, 2017

The Branford Marsalis Quartet will be joined by guest-vocalist Kurt Elling in a singular collaboration of musical forces at the Balboa Theater on Friday, February 10, 2017 at 8pm. The tight-knit working band featuring Marsalis on saxophones, Joey Calderazzo on piano, Eric Revis on bass, and Justin Faulkner on drums rarely invites other musicians into the folds of their nearly telepathically cohesive unit, and Elling’s deep jazz vocabulary, technical versatility, and outstanding intonation will enable the band to perform a variety of material in new ways. Energized by the artistic promise of this collaboration, the band members have all contributed new arrangements to perform with this special line-up and will be looking beyond the Great American Songbook. Although following the format of a standard jazz quartet with vocals, the collaboration between jazz’s most intense band and one of jazz’s foremost singers should prove to be anything but standard. 

Here's Branford's "Inside Art" (Sunday's 7-7:30pm PT) interview with host Dave Drexler...CONCERT PREVIEW!


Preview some of the music you will be hearing, no doubt, from their 2016 collaboration "Upward Spiral"...



And here's the official Electronic Press Kit for the "Upward Spiral" release...


Branford Marsalis talks golf, jazz, funk, Elton John and Cheech & Chong



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