Aaron Parks Little Big at SFCC by Imagine Jazz: Spokane Jazz Connection Thu, October 17, 2019 - 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM PDT Tickets are available here: Critically-Acclaimed Jazz Pianist Aaron Parks visits Spokane with his Modern Jazz Fusion project Little Big! A prodigal talent raised outside of Seattle, Parks moved with his family to study at the Manhattan School of Music when he was 16. Two years later, on the recommendation of a teacher, NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron, he was invited to join trumpet great Terence Blanchard’s band. That tenure began the relationship with Blue Note that would yield Invisible Cinema, released when Parks was just 24. In The Guardian, John Fordham called the album “a real independent vision,” adding that “Parks is a fast-rising star.” In the September 2008 issue of JazzTimes, Parks was named a “New Jazz Visionary” alongside current giants like Esperanza Spalding, Robert Glasper and Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah. Over the ensuing decade, Parks certai
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Come enjoy the fantastic Gerry Mulligan All-Stars featuring: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM at Sfcc Music Building https://queue.vendini.com/?c=vendini&e=itl&t=https%3A%2F%2Ftickets.vendini.com%2Fticket-software.html%3Fe%3Daa050ae39c953ee3d76451905ac0ee9b%26t%3Dtix%26fbclid%3DIwAR27fUKYSmVPPcPXcLn13Ae-tc8q7wJcgZ2ycJv-UBKbKrsuI4K5-gz0QmU Thursday, January 30th, 2020 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM at the Panida Theater in Sandpoint ID https://www.panida.org/event/gerry-mulligan The legendary Bill Mays on Piano - https://www.billmays.net Dean Johnson on Bass - http://www.deanjohnsonbassist.com/no_flash.php Ron Vincent on Drums - https://ronvincentmusic.com These players worked with Gerry Mulligan for many years as well as countless other jazz figures including Phil Woods, Bill Charlap, and many more. They will be joined by Trombonist Dave Glenn, who also performed with Gerry Mulligan for 10 years in his Concert Jazz Band and Baritone Saxophonist David Larsen.
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Roxy Coss QUINTET - NOV 22 @ 7:30pm Spokane Falls Community College will have a special guest performing on campus! ROXY COSS QUINTET will be bringing you the soprano saxophone the spotlight it deserves! Winner of a 2016 ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award, the Downbeat Magazine Critics’ Poll listed her as a "Rising Star"!!! Don't Miss your chance on NOVEMBER 22 @ 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $20 for Adults, $12 for students and seniors, CCS Students FREE! Tickets are available from the SFCC Vendini Store