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April 2016
$12.00 - $18.00

Erik Jekabson’s String-tet plays the music of Duke Ellington

April 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Musically Minded Academy,
5776 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94618 US
24129263276-19781321

Trumpeter Erik Jekabson's String-tet presents a different take on the music of Duke Ellington, in celebration of his 117th birthday on April 29th. The  ensemble play new arrangements of familiar and some not-so-familiar Ellington compositions. The combination of the String-tets' violin, viola, trumpet, sax, bass, drums, vibes and piano should not be missed!! The Stringtet: Erik Jekabson, trumpet; Adam Shulman, piano; Mads Tolling, violin; Keith Lawrence, viola Mike Zilber, saxophones; Dillon Vado, vibes; Doug Stuart, bass; Malachi Whitson, drums. Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington…

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May 2016
$12.00 - $18.00

The Stray Horns Play The Music Of Sun Ra

May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Musically Minded Academy,
5776 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94618 US
24933460652-20590331

On the eve of Sun Ra's 102nd Birthday (in earth years), multi-instrumentalist and composer David Slusser leads a very accomplished and diverse band through some arrangements from Sun Ra's first two recordings, Jazz (later reissued as Sun Song by Delmark in 1967) on the Transition label, and Supersonic Jazz, the debut on his own Saturn label, both released in 1957. These LPS were 2 of the 3 recordings released by Sun Ra in the 1950's. The Stray Horns will also…

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