July ’17 Concerts
The Okapi Duo: Chamber Music Concert
Together, Katie Kim and Brian King, students at the Oberlin Conservatory, make up the Okapi Duo. The Duo’s three-year collaboration has led them to tour in a number of cities across the U.S. and has showcased their versatility as an ensemble: from Mauro Giuliani’s Grand Duo Concertante to Grammy-winning composer Joan Tower’s Snow Dreams, together Ms. Kim and Mr. King display their creative artistry as musicians. In 2016, the Okapi Duo won its first award: First prize in the Great Composers Competition Series in the category “Music of the Americas” for their innovative rendition of Astor Piazzolla’s Histoire du Tango.
Fri, Jul 7, 6pm. Free, open to all. Doors open at 5:30pm. Bites and beverages available for sale.
Fourth Friday Jazz Series presents…
Melissa Morgan· Graham Dechter· Alex Frank
Gems From The Great American Songbook
New York born, Los Angeles based jazz vocalist Melissa Morgan returns to San Diego to perform renditions of jazz standards and rediscovered gems of the Great American Songbook. A Thelonious Monk International Competition semi-finalist, Morgan made an appearance on Downbeat Magazine’s list of Jazz Vocalist Rios Stars and was considered for Grammy nominations in Best Vocal Jazz Album and Best Improvised Solo categories for the 2017 Grammys. She will be joined by Los Angeles based musicians Graham Dechter on guitar and bassist Alex Frank.
Ticket includes show admission, hors d’oeuvres, and free valet.
Fri, Jul 28. Doors open at 7pm, Show begins at 8pm.
Pre-purchase $18/M, $23/NM. Door $25/person
Noche Latina featuring Julio de la Huerta & Franky Romeo
Noche Latina is back! Enjoy a night full of latin fusion! Emmerse yourself in the musical stylings of “El Maestro”, Julio de la Huerta on guitar, the sultry voice of Franky Romeo and other guests! Enjoy authentic Latin cuisine, musical entertainment and dancing. Ticket includes dinner, dance and valet parking.
Sat, Aug 5. Doors open at 6:30pm. $30/M, $35/NM.
Camia CD Release party
Singer/songwriter from Tijuana whose musical influence comes from listening to her mom sing the songs her father used to compose.
Thu, Aug 10. More details TBA.