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Benny Golson Tribute - Part 2Date: 02.01.2014
Time: 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location: Soka Performing Arts Center
Soka Performing Arts Center Jazz Monsters Series
Benny Golson Tribute - Part 2
of a very special two-performance event
Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Program updated 11/8/13
For our second performance of the Benny Golson Tribute, Soka Performing Arts Center presents two of the most legendary jazz musicians in the scene. One of jazz’s most valuable sidemen BUSTER WILLIAMS, who also plays in Part 1, reflects, “I’ve served my apprenticeship under many great masters and feel that it's my honor and privilege to carry on the lineage that makes this music such an artistically rich art form.” BENNIE MAUPIN is a Detroit, Michigan jazz multireedist who performs on various saxophones, flute, and bass clarinet. He is noted for having a harmonically-advanced improvisation style, while having a different sense of melodic direction than other jazz musicians in this genre. As a composer, he has an ability to create brief melodies and song forms that create vast landscapes for improvisation.
Closing the performance will be the star of the evening, the multitalented and internationally famous jazz legend, composer, arranger, lyricist, producer and tenor saxophonist of world note, BENNY GOLSON. Benny is the only living jazz artist to have written eight standards for jazz repertoire. These jazz standards have found their way into countless recordings internationally over the years and are still being recorded. A performer who consistently knocks audiences off their feet, Benny has given hundreds of performances in the USA, Europe, South America, the Far East and Japan for decades. Joining Golson onstage will be KENNY BARRON, BUSTER WILLIAMS, and ROY MCCURDY.
Program and performers subject to change.
Tickets: $28.00/$21.00 Students and Seniors (62+)
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