Hollywood Jazz Quartet featuring George Young
Sunday November 11, 2018 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SOhO 1221 State St # 205, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
The Santa Barbara Jazz Society is honored to present The Hollywood Jazz Quartet featuring George Young at SOhO Sunday, November 11 from 1 to 4pm. Mr. Young, a professional reed player since the late 50’s, is one of the finest technicians in jazz, fusion, rock, swing, be bop, studio, and concerts and although he is one of the most frequently heard, he is one of the most unknown. A virtuoso on most of the reeds, he specializes in tenor and alto saxophones in recording sessions with such musicians as George Benson, Ron Carter, Frank Sinatra, David Sanchez, John Lennon, Tony Bennett, Dizzy Gillespie, the Saturday Night Live Band, and the list goes on and on. Also as a studio musician, he has also contributed to television and motion- picture soundtracks such as The Simpson’s, Tootsie, All That Jazz, When Harry Met Sally, Working Girls, and many more. Backing up Young who will be playing soprano saxophone as well as alto and tenor, are Ross Margitza on piano, Harvey Newmark on bass, and drummer Mark Z. Stevens. The upcoming concert will feature jazz standards, jazz originals, and will pay tribute to some of the great jazz legends such as Stanley Turrentine, Miles Davis, Billy Strayhorn, and John Coltrane.
Learn more: www.georgeyoungmusic.com
Admission to the event is $15 for Jazz Society members, $25 for non-members, $5 for full-time students, and $7 for local jazz musicians with membership.
General Admission Tickets can be purchased at the door the day of the concert (Cash or check only) and doors open at 12:30.
General Admission Tickets can also be purchased in advance in two ways:
1. Online at www.sohosb.com for a small administrative fee, You will not receive a paper ticket, but your name will be placed on a list and you will be checked off the list at the door. Please show your membership card at the door if you choose this method.
2. You can go to the SOhO box office from 10-5 weekdays and get a paper ticket at 1221 State St. Please show your membership card so that you will be assessed the correct admission price. No administrative fee.
Seating is limited and members are admitted first, so plan to arrive early. Please join us for a fun-filled, jazzy afternoon! For more information please call 805.687.7123.
The Santa Barbara Jazz Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to perpetuating and preserving Americas unique musical contribution to the world-jazz. We present monthly concerts that feature all types of jazz musicians giving them a venue to utilize their talent. The Jazz Society also gives yearly scholarships to students in the Santa Barbara area so they can pursue their education in this important style of music.
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