Jonathan Richards and Ensemble in Concert

March 23, 2023 | 6:00pm
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2023-03-23 18:00:00 2024-04-09 15:42:56 Jonathan Richards and Ensemble in Concert <p>An intimate evening of jazz inspired by&nbsp;<em>Kenturah Davis: Dark Illumination.&nbsp;</em></p> America/Los_Angeles public

Join us for an intimate evening of jazz with Jonathan Richards and Ensemble. The ensemble will perform a set inspired by the exhibition on view, Kenturah Davis: Dark Illumination. The evening will include original music as well as selections that are evocative of the themes in Davis' work.

The performance will feature saxophonist and Oxy faculty member Daniel Rotem, cellist Hillary Smith, pianist Miro Sprague, drummer Christian Euman, and special guest vocalist Ty Taylor.

4757 York Blvd
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About the Performers: 

Daniel Rotem is a saxophonist, composer, arranger, bandleader, and educator. He has performed and recorded with artists such as Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Billy Childs, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Stevie Wonder.

Hillary Smith is a cellist who has performed as a soloist with the UCLA Symphony, the UCLA Philharmonia, and the Santa Monica College Orchestra. She has also performed for live television and radio broadcasts such as The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Today Show, America’s Got Talent, LACMA’s Sundays Live concert series, and KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Miro Sprague is a pianist, composer, bandleader, and educator. He has performed and recorded with a wide range of artists including Jerome Jennings, Ingrid Jensen, Greg Osby, Walter Smith III, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson.

Christian Euman is a drummer who has performed with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and more. He has contributed to the scores of major award-winning films and has performed at the White House. He is the touring drummer for Jacob Collier’s Djesse World Tour.

Ty Taylor is the lead singer of Los Angeles soul rock band Vintage Trouble. He is the voice of character Lester Grimes on the HBO series Vinyl created by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger.


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