JazzMN Orchestra with saxophonist Eric Marienthal
Apr 27, 2013 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
One of the most highly praised saxophonists around today, Eric Marienthal has several chart-topping jazz recordings to his resume, which includes ten solo efforts and hundreds of credits as a sideman. Marienthal currently occupies the lead alto chair with one of the world’s most popular big bands, the Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band, and has played with innumerable jazz and pop artists including Chick Corea, Stevie Wonder and Lee Ritenour. Our season finale promises to be a real ear-pleaser.
The JazzMN Orchestra includes many of the Twin Cities' finest jazz musicians. Members have performed with some of the world's most famous big bands, including Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson, Artie Shaw, and Woody Herman. Formed as a nonprofit jazz arts organization by Artistic Director Douglas Snapp in 1998, JazzMN is a professional orchestra combining the talents of outstanding jazz musicians from throughout the Twin Cities, and follows the models of classical orchestras in striving for artistic excellence.
$27-31; Student-rush tickets available for $10
Hopkins High School Performing Arts Center
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