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Steve Gadd Band Ft. Larry Goldings, Michael Landau, Travis Carlton and Walt Fowler

Thu, Feb 17 -
Sun, Feb 20, 2022




$40.50 ($6.00 Handling Fee Included) All purchases are nonrefundable/nonexchangeable.

Tickets may be purchased on-line or by phone.
Night of show seating typically available.



KNKX and Dimitriou's Jazz Alley welcome one of the world's greatest Grammy-winning drummers, Steve Gadd, featuring Larry Goldings (piano), Michael Landau (guitar), Travis Carlton (bass) and Walt Fowler (trumpet). Show times Thursday and Sunday at 7:30pm. Show times Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Doors open at 6:00pm Thursday and 5:30pm Friday - Sunday.

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Steve Gadd is one of the most sought-after studio musicians, in the world. Regarded as one the most influential drummers in contemporary music, Gadd can play anything, easily bridging different musical styles. His feel, technique, and musicality on such tunes as Paul Simon's "Fifty Ways", Steely Dan's "Aja", and Chick Corea's "Nite Sprite" were so awe-inspiring and his concepts so innovative that they instantly assured his special position in the history of the percussive arts.

Larry Goldings is a Grammy-nominated pianist and composer whose musical inspirations draw from a lifetime of absorbing jazz, pop, funk, R&B, electronic and classical music. As a performer and recording artist, he is known for long-term collaborations that straddle the realms of jazz and pop with such artists as Jim Hall, Maceo Parker, John Scofield, Steve Gadd, Jack DeJohnette, Pat Metheny, Michael Brecker, Sia Furler, John Mayer, and others.

Michael Landau is a prolific session guitarist who has played on a large number of albums since the early 1980s with artists as varied as Joni Mitchell, Seal, Michael Jackson, James Taylor, Helen Watson, Richard Marx, Steve Perry, Pink Floyd and Miles Davis to name a few. In addition to his session work, Landau has also fronted several bands including Raging Honkies and Burning Water. Michael is also leader of the Michael Landau Group.

Travis Carlton started playing the bass around thirteen years old. Around fifteen he started listening to more jazz and funk discovering music from The Meters, Bootsy Collins, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Smith, etc. In 2001 after a visit to California to see family, Travis decided to go to the Musicians Institute in Hollywood. There he took lessons for the first time on bass studying with the great teachers such as Dave Keif, Ernest Tibbs, Putter Smith and Carl Schroder among others. Shortly after graduating, Travis started playing bass for his father (Larry Carlton) on the road, who he is still currently touring with. Travis also toured with Sara Barellies in the spring of 2003 opening for Maroon 5. Travis has played with Greg Mathieson, Jeff Babko, Toss Panos, Billy Kilson, Greg Bissinett, and Jr. Robinson among others.

Trumpeter and flugelhornist Walt Fowler moved to Los Angeles in the fall of 1975 and formed a band with his brothers known as "The Fowler Brothers Band." In 1976, he recorded with George Duke on the "From Me To You" album, and numerous Johnny "Guitar" Watson albums. He toured with Flo & Eddie, Ray Charles, Buddy Rich's Big Band, and Frank Zappa. Walt is also featured on a massive amount of major motion picture soundtracks over the past few decades, including; Man of Steel, Inception, The Dark Knight, X-Men, Black Hawk Down, & Pirates of the Caribbean.

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