Jazz in the Neighborhood

Featuring

Oaktown Jazz Mentors

Thursday, May 31

at 7:30pm

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Jazz in the Neighborhood

May 31 at 7:30 pm

Oaktown Jazz Mentors

Jazz in the Neighborhood brings in the big boys


The final Jazz in the Neighborhood concert of the season at the Piedmont Center for the
Arts will feature Oaktown Jazz Mentors on Thursday, May 31, at 7:30 p.m.

The six professional musicians are instructors and mentors at Oakland’s community based
after-school program for young musicians, Oaktown Jazz Workshops. All are active
members of the Bay Area music scene.
Performing will be Ron Marabuto, drums; Ravi Abcarian, bass; Andy Ostwald, piano;
Danny Armstrong, trombone; Richard Howell, tenor & amp; soprano sax and vocals; and
Rafa Postel, trumpet.


The program will include the music of some of jazz music’s most celebrated composers,
including Horace Silver, Thelonious Monk and Wayne Shorter.
The emerging artists will be Ashanti Johnson on alto sax and vocals, and Anthony Mills-
Branch on alto sax and bass.
Tickets are $20 on advance and $25 on the day of the day of the show. $5 student rush.

 

 

 

 the JAZZ IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD Series:

GREAT JAZZ AT PIEDMONT CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Jazz in the Neighborhood comes to the community of Piedmont with a series great jazz performers at the Piedmont Center for the Arts. Concerts will be Thursday evenings from 7:30-9 pm.