The most revered label in jazz recording celebrates 85 years of unforgettable music with a tour by a distinguished quintet. Pianist Gerald Clayton, former music director of the Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour, has organized a new ensemble to express the heart and soul of jazz, Blue Note style. Fresh off an outstanding release featuring Santa Barbara favorite Charles Lloyd, Clayton has assembled a group of young lions who refresh the bop idiom with contemporary harmonies and irresistible rhythms.
Date: Thursday, February 8
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Campbell Hall, UCSB, Isla Vista, CA 93117