The Phil Norman Tentet

Sunday September 11th, 2016 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
SOhO 1221 State St # 205, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

The Santa Barbara Jazz Society is pleased to present the Phil Norman Tentet in a rare appearance on Sunday, September 11 from 1-4pm at SOhO. The band will be introducing their newly released CD, Then & Now…a musical reprise of classic sounds and variations of jazz legends. What is a tentet? Think of hearing the essence of the very best big big band, with all the thrills of that remarkable sound, but with a lot less volume.  If you like Miles Davis and the Birth of the Cool, the West Coast bands of the 50’s and the Dave Pell Octet, this is a band for you!!


Exploring new ideas from gifted arrangers like Geoff Stradling, Christian Jacob, Kim Richmond, Scott Whitfield, Roger Neumann, and Joey Sellers, the band reads like a Who’s Who of great jazz players. Check out this line up: Christian Jacob – piano, Kevin Axt – bass, Dick Weller – drums, Brad Dutz – percussion, Larry Koonze -guitar, Carl Saunders and Ron Stout – trumpets, Scott Whitfield -trombone, Rusty Higgins – alto sax, Roger Neumann – baritone sax, and leader Phil Norman – tenor sax.


Learn More about the Phil Norman Tentet.

Phil-Norman-Tentet-Then&-NowThe Tentet is brought to us through the generosity of Lucille and Richard Jannsen. Admission for the concert is $15 for Jazz Society members, $25 for non-members, and $5 for full time students and local jazz musicians with membership. Cash or check only. We hope you can join us for a memorable afternoon of great jazz.
There are no reservations. Members will be admitted first and seating is limited so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available ONLY at the door and doors open at 12:30. For more information, please call 805.687.7123.




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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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