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by Nick La Rosa
posted 08/02/2010

Full Swing Season – a night of classic jazz

We have a double pass to giveaway to a lucky Eastside subscriber, on Sunday Jammin’ with Ken Weatherley.

Listen in this Sunday morning 7 – 10am for your chance to win!

Sing the Truth: A Tribute to Nina Simone 3 March

Patti Austin, Dianne Reeves, Simone, Lizz Wright: Paying tribute to the late great high priestess of Soul, Nina Simone, led by the legendary singer’s music director, Al Schackman and members of Nina’s original band.

Wayne Shorter Quartet 7 March

A household name amongst jazz fans around the world, fusion pioneer and nine-time Grammy award-winner, Wayne Shorter is a tenor and soprano saxophonist without peer.

Branford Marsalis Quartet 19 March

Three-time Grammy winner and world-renowned saxophonist, composer, producer and bandleader, Branford Marsalis, is one of the most accomplished, provocative tenor saxophonists in modern music. He has performed and recorded with a who’s-who of jazz giants including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Sonny Rollins, as well as Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers and his brother Wynton’s quintet.

Ahmad Jamal 3 May

Profoundly influential, endlessly innovative, majestic and gracious, jazz piano virtuoso, Ahmad Jamal remains one of the few elder statesmen left in the ever-shrinking pantheon of certified jazz greats.

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