What: The Steve Turre Quartet, featuring jazz great trombonist Steve Turre.
Who: Turre is considered "one of the world's preeminent jazz innovators" and is a consistent winner of readers' and critics' polls in Downbeat, Jazz Times and Jazziz for Best Trombone and for Best Miscellaneous Instrumentalist (shells). Turre's diverse musical style developed while playing with such jazz masters as Ray Charles, Woody Shaw, Art Blakey, Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Herbie Hancock and McCoy Tyner. A member of the Saturday Night Live Band since 1984, Turre teaches at the Juilliard School and maintains a full schedule of international touring. Don't miss this unique experience as we welcome the man widely considered to be the finest jazz trombonist in the world.
When: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at 8 p.m.
Where: Soda Center, Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga
Contact: Committee for Lectures, Arts and Music (925) 631-4381
Ticket information: (925) 631-4670