Gilbert Castellanos & Arlene Damasco Partner with A4L San Diego to Present Art Meets Jazz Fundraiser

Gilbert Castellanos & Arlene Damasco present: ART MEETS JAZZ, a new series featuring unique salutes to some of the greatest legends of jazz: Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Sarah Vaughan, Clifford Brown, John Coltrane and more!
 
Leading the band is none other than virtuoso trumpeter and Downbeat Magazine American Master Gilbert Castellanos. Artistic Director of the San Diego Symphony's "Jazz at The Jacobs," Castellanos knows what it takes to make a jazz series a success. He has been a driving force in the San Diego jazz scene for over fifteen years. Gilbert is host to the city's longest running weekly jazz jam, is a renowned music educator and champion of the next generation of jazz, curating a weekly Young Lions Series at Panama 66/San Diego Museum of Art. He also serves as Artistic Director for the International Academy of Jazz and continues to find new avenues, including collaborations with major art, music and education focused organizations, to keep jazz alive and well!
 
The band features band leader and trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos, vocalist Lorraine Castellanos, guitarist Graham Decker, and drummer Ryan Shaw. 
 
In addition, view artwork by Southern California artists who support and capture the vibrant San Diego jazz scene utilizing various mediums - photography, watercolor, charcoal, pastels, sketch, etc.  This event will showcase their original work during each event. This series will merge music and art to highlight multiple-perspectives, and the talented musicians, that create the heartbeat of jazz in America's Finest City.
 
Tickets purchased in advance by end of day on Monday, April 10th are guaranteed a seat, but not an assigned seat. Please arrive early to select your guaranteed seat.
 
All ages
Beer & Wine Available
 
A percentage of the proceeds from this event go to Arts for Learning San Diego.
 
TICKETS
$20 in advance
$25 Cash / $28 Credit Card at the door
 
Purchase tickets online at Brown Paper Tickets

 

Date of Event: 
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Bread & Salt Gallery
1955 Julian Avenue
92113 San Diego , CA
United States
California US

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