The Idyllwild Arts Academy Jazz Band will be performing at Sierra Madre Playhouse on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
The Jazz Band includes emerging young artists under the direction of Paul Carman (formerly with The Frank Zappa Band and Dick Dale and The Deltones) and Marshall Hawkins.
Musicians include Zema Begirova and Assel Kailyeva, vocals; Luca Jacaruso, piano; Eliza Kly and Martin Budde, guitar; Bailey Vance, Owen Zorn and Marshall Hawkins, bass; Masai Roberson, drums; Sam Zorn violin; and Paul Carman, saxophone.
Works to be performed include compositions by Wynton Marsalis, Charles Mingus and Joni Mitchell in addition to pieces by student composers.
At Sierra Madre Playhouse, 87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024. Ample free parking behind theatre. $20. Students and seniors with I.D., $15. Reservations: (626) 355-4318. Website: www.sierramadreplayhouse.org.