08/11/11

Jazz Tribute to Joni Mitchell Coming to Hollywood Bowl

Concert will feature Herbie Hancock, Kurt Elling, Wayne Shorter, others

The Hollywood Bowl will present “Joni’s Jazz,” a concert featuring special guests performing works from the jazz-based recordings of singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell. Artists will include Herbie Hancock, Kurt Elling, Glen Hansard, Aimee Mann, Chaka Khan, Wayne Shorter and Cassandra Wilson. Backed by an ensemble with arrangements by drummer Brian Blade and pianist Jon Cowherd, “Joni’s Jazz” takes place on Wednesday, August 17 at 8 PM and includes a complete performance of her 1975 album The Hissing of Summer Lawns. (Note: Mitchell is not scheduled to perform.)

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James Patrick Cooper

Herbie Hancock and Joni Mitchell

Ticket price ranges from $1-$101 (prices are subject to change). Tickets are currently on sale at the Hollywood Bowl Box Office; via credit card phone order at 323-850-2000, or through Ticketmaster.

For more information, visit Hollywood Bowl.

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