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Portraits in Jazz: Salute to the West Coast Jazz Sound

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Portraits in Jazz: Salute to the West Coast Jazz Sound

Location: James S. Copley Auditorium

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Saturday, May 12
7:30 p.m. Talk
8:00 p.m. Concert

This popular series returns with Gilbert Castellanos and a special lineup of guest musicians performing the best of “West Coast Jazz!” The night features a stellar program of music composed by Dave Brubeck, Charles Mingus, Gerry Mulligan, Chet Baker, and more.

The performances are preceded by an informative talk starting 7:30 p.m. by Ken Poston, KSDS Jazz 88.3 General Manager, Jazz Historian & Founder/Director of the Los Angeles Jazz Institute, who will share insights and stories about the West Coast jazz icons and their unique styles that gave birth to a new sound.

Featuring a Southern California all-star lineup:

Gilbert Castellanos (trumpet)
Kevin Kanner (drums)
Christopher Hollyday (alto sax)
Robert Dove (tenor sax)
Steve Cotter (guitar)
Sam Hirsh (keys)
and more musicians to be announced!


Presale: $10 members | $15 military, students, seniors | $20 nonmembers
At the door: $15 members | $20 military, students, seniors | $25 nonmembers

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May 12, 2018
7:30 pm
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James S. Copley Auditorium
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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