09/30/12

Dave Grusin to Perform with Symphonic Jazz Orchestra

Concert takes place in Torrance, Calif., Nov. 9

Pianist, composer and arranger Dave Grusin will perform with the 67-member Symphonic Jazz Orchestra, on Nov. 9, 8:00 p.m., at Marsee Auditorium, El Camino College Center for the Arts in Torrance, Calif. The SJO is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The rare Los Angeles appearance for the Grammy-winning Grusin will begin with the musician accompanied by a rhythm section for the first half of the concert, followed by the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra and conductor Mitch Glickman joining Grusin to perform selections in the second half. The concert will close with the world premiere of “Symphonic Captain’s Journey” by guitarist and composer Lee Ritenour. This new work is a commission of the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra and supported in part by a grant from the James Irvine Foundation.

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Elliot Marks

Dave Grusin

Tickets are $39 for reserved seating, $15 student tickets available with valid ID. Call 310-329-5345 or go to Center for the Arts for tickets.

For more information: SJO or call 310-876-8130.

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