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Jazz at LACMA Gives Us Something Cool (and Free) to Do on Friday Evenings

Posted by Billy Gil, May 14, 2014 09:53am | Post a Comment

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Jazz at LACMA continues through November with a slate of free jazz shows every Friday evening at 6 p.m. Amoeba is a community sponsor of the series. Check out the whole lineup here.

janice andersonNov. 21: Janice Anderson - With comparisons to such varied artists as Ella Fitzgerald, Doris Day and Astrud Gilberto, Anderson also founded the Jazz Vespers, an interfaith monthly jazz series at the Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Santa Monica.

 

frank vardaros jazz orchestraNov. 28: Frank Vardaros Jazz Orchestra - Trumpeter Vardaros leads a band that draws from the tradition of such jazz orchestras as those led by Maynard Ferguson, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman and Count Basie. Vardaros has performend with such artists as Ann-Margret, Clark Terry and Arturo Sandoval.

 

The series, which also counts KJAZZ 88.1 as a media sponsor, ends its yearly run in November. Bring food, a blanket and chairs to chill out to some jazz on LACMA’s lawn. See you there!

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