Mon, Dec 23, 2013Doors open at 5:30 PM each night.
First sets begin at 7:30 PM, and second sets (when applicable) begin at 9:30 PM (doors: 9:15 PM).
The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley welcomes pianist and composer David Lanz ONE NIGHT ONLY, solo! Show time on Monday at 7:30pm. Doors open at 5:30pm.
“The piano is a divinely inspired instrument, a mirror held up to its player's soul that captures the light and shadow of the performer and reflects them back to the listener." --David Lanz
Join David Lanz (pronounced LAH-NZ), in an intimate solo performance as he celebrates the release of Movements of the Heart, his first all original solo piano CD in years! He will of course also feature holiday music including last years "Joy Noel" as well as his popular Beatle arrangements and classics like "Cristofori's Dream", "A Whiter Shade of Pale" and "Dark Horse".
David Lanz has enthralled music lovers around the world for decades with his engaging playing style and original compositions. Lanz, who was nominated for a Grammy in 2000, is well known as a top instrumental recording and concert artist, reaching worldwide prominence with his number one Billboard hit, Cristofori’s Dream. His unique impressionistic style is emulated by countless pianists, and his compositions and arrangements performed and studied around the world.
Lenny White, Larry Coryell, Victor Bailey and special guest pianist George ColliganThu, Oct 2 - Sun, Oct 5
Power Quartet/Supergroup "A mix of jazz, funk, and rock... infectious, especially when played with such incendiary inspiration." -Allmusic.com
Tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim featuring Scott HamiltonMon, Oct 6
A founding father of Brazil’s Bossa Nova, Jobim composed some of the world’s most popular songs. This show is a celebration of his music with a quintet featuring guitarist Romero Lubambo and American saxophone legend, Scott Hamilton
Helen Sung QuartetTue, Oct 7 - Wed, Oct 8
$10 SHOW SPECIAL!
Very rarely has the combination of jazz and classical genres worked out...Pianist Helen Sung has done it right, intertwining solo piano works in the Romantic vein with mixtures of band pieces that imbibe influences from Coltrane to Jamal... in a stirringly remarkable fasion." -G. W. Harris, All About Jazz