Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 3:30pm
Terence Blanchard feat. Ravi Coltrane & Lionel Loueke at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium More than a trumpet superstar, Terence Blanchard is jazzs foremost Renaissance man. A savvy bandleader, prescient talent scout, celebrated film composer, brilliant jazz writer, and influential educator, the New Orleans native is a creative force who sits at the apex of the contemporary jazz scene. For his SFJAZZ residency hes performing with a sextet distilled from his acclaimed new Blue Note album Magnetic, a riveting session featuring elliptical tenor sax master Ravi Coltrane, Beninese guitar sensation Lionel Loueke, Cuban piano master Fabian Almazan, frightening accomplished 21-year-old bassist Joshua Crumbly, and drummer Justin Brown. The Los Angeles Times described Magnetic as overflowing with inspiration, a feeling that is sure to sweep over audiences during this four-night engagement in Miner Auditorium.Artist PersonnelTerence Blanchard trumpetRavi Coltrane saxophonesLionel Loueke guitarFabian Almazan pianoJoshua Crumbly bassJustin Brown drumsArtist Websiteterenceblanchard.com"A trumpeter of expressive urgency and a composer of expansive vision. " The New York Times"A brass-wielding force of nature. " Los Angeles Times
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