Thursday, May 31 at 7:30 pm, Piedmont Center for the Arts
The Oaktown Jazz Mentors are the instructors of Oakland’s renown community based after-school program for young musicians, Oaktown Jazz Workshops. All active members of the San Francisco Bay Area’s music scene, the Workshops’ instructors are proud to represent their cultural education organization at this special Jazz in the Neighborhood concert, which will feature compositions by some of jazz music’s most celebrated composers – Horace Silver, Thelonious Monk and Wayne Shorter. The line-up for this performance includes Ron Marabuto (drums), Ravi Abcarian (bass), Andy Ostwald (piano), Danny Armstrong (trombone), Richard Howell (tenor sax, soprano sax and vocals), Rafa Postel (trumpet), and will showcase the talents of emerging artists Ashanti Johnson (alto sax and vocals) and Anthony Mills-Branch (alto sax and bass).
Piedmont Center for the Arts, 801 Magnolia Avenue, Piedmont
$20 advance / $25 day of show / $5 student rush