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L.A. Philharmonic Jazz Series Pays Tribute to Bassist Ray Brown

The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s 2008/09 Jazz Series at Walt Disney Concert Hall will feature A Tribute to Ray Brown on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at 8 p.m. Sharing the stage to celebrate the legendary bassist is an all-star group of musicians directly influenced by Brown. This very special engagement features the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Creative Chair for Jazz, Christian McBride, Brown’s former bandmates Benny Green (piano), Geoff Keezer (piano), Greg Hutchinson (drums) and Karriem Riggins (drums), as well as former friends and collaborators Russell Malone (guitar), Barbara Morrison (vocals), John Clayton (bass) and Ernie Andrews (vocals).

Walt Disney Concert Hall is at 111 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles. Tickets ($36-99) are on sale now at the Walt Disney Concert Hall Box Office, online at, or via credit card by phone at 323.850.2000. A limited number of $10 rush tickets for seniors and full time students may be available at the Walt Disney Concert Hall box office two hours prior to the performance. Valid identification is required; one ticket per person; cash only. Groups of 12 or more may be eligible for special discounts for selected concerts and seating areas. For information, please call 323.850.2000.

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