Support our efforts, sign up to a full membership!
(Start for free)
Register or login with just your e-mail address
 News Jazz 04/01/2019

Multi-Grammy Winning Jazz-Fusion Yellowjackets Come To Montalvo Arts Center In Saratoga

Multi-Grammy Winning Jazz-Fusion Yellowjackets Come To Montalvo Arts Center In Saratoga

Video news

Our news in your mail

* indicates required
News frequency *

New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Montalvo Arts Center presents multi-Grammy winning Jazz-Fusion band Yellowjackets in its Carriage House Concert Series. Yellowjackets has recorded 22 albums, received 17 Grammy nominations, and performed countless sold-out tours, enjoying worldwide critical acclaim and commercial success. Noted as "melodically seductive" by All About Jazz, the band's intricate compositions and remarkable improvisations defy labels. Yellowjackets will be performing 7:30pm, Thursday, February 21 at the Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Rd., Saratoga. For tickets ($62 Reserved, $69 Premier) or more information, the public may visit or call 408-961-5858.

Yellowjackets was formed in 1977 when a group of veteran session musicians discovered a strong chemistry and musical affinity while recording Robben Ford's album The Inside Story. After signing with Warner Brothers, the band released its self-titled debut album in 1981, establishing itself as a leading crossover jazz group, garnering public and critical acclaim, and helping define the sound of modern smooth jazz. Along with its commercial success, the band has been recognized with 17 Grammy nominations, and awarded two. Yellowjackets' musical talent and improvisational excellence has attracted some of jazz's top musicians, with its current members including bassist Dane Alderson, saxophonist Bob Mintzer, drummer William Kennedy, and keyboardist Russell Ferrante. After 40 years of producing genre-defining music, Yellowjackets continues to create fresh and unique compositions that cross countless boundaries.

For nearly 60 years, Montalvo Arts Center's Carriage House Theatre Concert Series has presented world-class talent in an intimate indoor setting, becoming a treasured series for performing arts fans in Silicon Valley. Housed in the 316-seat Claire Loftus Carriage House Theatre, the series features a diverse array of artists from a variety of genres from classical to jazz to R&B, rock, plus theatre, comedy, and more. Guests have the option to arrive early and mingle in Montalvo's Project Space ArtBar, where wine, beer, and other beverages are available for purchase before the show.

Montalvo Arts Center is a donor-supported nonprofit institution, whose mission is to engage the public in the creative process, acting as a catalyst for exploring the arts, unleashing creativity, and advancing different cultural and cross-cultural perspectives. Located in Silicon Valley's Saratoga Hills, Montalvo occupies a Mediterranean-style Villa, built in 1912 by Senator James Duval Phelan, surrounded by 175 stunning acres. Senator Phelan bequeathed the Villa and grounds to the people of California for the encouragement of art, music, literature, and architecture, a mandate Montalvo has carried forward ever since its founding. The grounds include the campus of the Sally and Don Lucas Artists Program (LAP), the Claire Loftus Carriage House Theatre, and the Lillian Fontaine Garden Theatre, as well as miles of hiking trails, terraces, gardens, and other picturesque public areas.

Most read news of the week
Barack Obama Reveals His Top Books, Movies And Music Picks Of 2018
Ava Max Claims Her First No 1 On The UK Singles Chart With "Sweet But Psycho"
Ariana Grande, Tame Impala And Childish Gambino To Headline Coachella 2019
Cardi B's NSFW "Money" Video Is Here
21 Savage's 'I Am > I Was' Album Debuts At No 1 On Billboard 200 Chart
Rihanna Confirms 2019 Release For New Music!
Aretha's Jazz Cafe Presents Latin Jazz All Stars
Global Foundation's 19th Annual Winterfest To Feature Steve Forbert, The Weeklings, John Eddie, And More
Chris Brown Releases New Single "Undecided"
More Than 1/4 Of All Music Streamed In The USA In 2018 Was Hip-Hop!
Nicki Minaj Joins Voice Cast Of "The Angry Birds Movie 2"
Chaka Khan Funks It Up On "Hello Happiness"!
Luke Combs Sells Out Summer Tour Dates!
A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Reveals New Album "Hoodie SZN"
Miley Cyrus Updates 'Santa Baby' With Mark Ronson And Jimmy Fallon

© 2001-2019 (S4)
about | advertise | site map
contact | privacy
Page gen. in 0.6159170 secs // 4 () queries in 0.0073103904724121 secs

Support (5$/year) We noticed you are using an Ad blocker! Please consider supporting our site. We provide free content for everyone and would love to only be funded by music lovers -> Find out how