Co-producing the World Stage Presents Jazz Masters Benefit Concert and Tribute to Kenny Burrell on Sunday, August 18 at The John Anson Ford Amphitheatre. The show features performances by The Los Angeles Jazz Orchestra Unlimited w/ Kenny Burrell, Gretchen Parlato, Monk’estra under the direction of John Beasley, Dwight Trible, Lee Ritenour and Georgia Anne Muldrow.
The World Stage Presents Jazz Masters Benefit Concert and Tribute to Kenny Burrell
Sunday, August 18, 2013
5pm Doors / 6pm Show
2580 Cahuenga Blvd East,
Hollywood, CA 90068
Tickets: $35 / $50 / $65
Music directing Young Gifted and Nina at Grand Performances on Friday, July 5, 2013.
We are particularly honored in this 80th birthday year of The High Priestess of Soul, to celebrate one of the most extraordinary artists and icons of American music, the inimitable Nina Simone. A fiery, passionate, revolutionary and uncompromising artist and storyteller who used her remarkable talent to create a legacy of liberation, empowerment, and love throughout her magnificent body of work.
Young, Gifted, and Nina is a must-see tribute to one of the most distinguished and beloved artist of our time featuring a powerful and dynamic lineup of:
Georgia Anne Muldrow
Alan Lightner – percussion & steel pan
Carlos Niño – percussion
JP Maramba – acoustic & electric bass
Jacques Lesure – guitar
Jamire Williams – drums
Joey Dosik – wurlitzer, organ, alto saxophone
Steve Nalepa – visual narrative
Vardan Ovsepian – piano, synthesizer
Special Guest: Ron Bishop – piano
+ Jeremy Sole KCRW – special invocation DJ set
and surprise guests
Music directed by multi-instrumentalist Dexter Story and curated by producer Jonathan Rudnick.
*Complimentary bike valet will be available on the Upper Plaza
For more info: www.grandperformances.org
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