Quincy Jones: The A&M Years at the Hollywood Bowl, LA


Affair: Quincy Jones: The A&M Years at the Hollywood Bowl

When: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 @ 8PM

Hot Spot: The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA

Deets: Led by musical director Christian McBride, conductor John Clayton and a host of jazz masters, Quincy Jones: The A&M Years at the Hollywood Bowl on September 6, 2017, at 8:00 p.m, shines a light on three masterful A&M jazz albums from the legendary musician, producer, conductor, industry executive and humanitarian, Quincy Jones. The three albums - Walking in Space, Gula Matari and Smackwater Jack - were released during a peak creative time in Jones' life that mirrored a transition in jazz history. Joining McBride and Clayton for this special tribute are Dave Grusin, Sean Jones, Hubert Laws, Grégoire Maret, Lewis Nash, Lee Ritenour, Alfredo Rodriguez, Valerie Simpson, and an all-star big band.

Opening the evening are artists who exemplify Jones' prodigious ear for talent - Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano and Jonah Nilsson.

Tribute to Quincy Jones: "The A&M Years" was conceived by Tim Jackson, Artistic Director of the Monterey Jazz Festival, and premiered there on September 16, 2016.

Hollywood Bowl Food + Wine's new complimentary Wednesday Winemaker Series will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the newly renovated Box Office Plaza Marketplace. Patrons can enjoy samplings of wines hand-selected by Hollywood Bowl Food + Wine Sommelier and Wine Director Caroline Styne. Featured wines are available for purchase at select Hollywood Bowl Food + Wine locations.

The Hollywood Bowl Museum recently unveiled a new exhibition, Summer Nights: Jazz at the Bowl, which traces the history of jazz performance at the Hollywood Bowl from the earliest days of the swing era through today. With a selection of audio recordings from the Los Angeles Philharmonic archives, this exhibition showcases instrumental, solo and festival manifestations of the genre. Summer Nights: Jazz at the Bowl is on view until June 2019.

American Airlines is a proud sponsor of the Hollywood Bowl.

Who You May Spot:
Christian McBride, musical director
John Clayton, conductor
Dave Grusin, special guest
Sean Jones, special guest
Hubert Laws, special guest
Grégoire Maret, special guest
Lewis Nash, special guest
Lee Ritenour, special guest
Alfredo Rodriguez, special guest
Valerie Simpson, special guest
plus an all-star big band
Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano
Jonah Nilsson

For full artist biographies, please visit HollywoodBowl.com

Hint For The Average Socialite: Tickets for performances at the Hollywood Bowl are available here, by phone at 323.850.2000, and in person at the Hollywood Bowl Box Office.

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