The John Jorgenson Quintet Celebrates the Music of Django Reinhardt
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The last date listed for The John Jorgenson Quintet was Saturday February 25, 2012 / 8:00pm (Wine Tasting at 6:00pm).
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Los Angeles' own legendary funk rockers War -- known for such classic hits as "Low Rider," "Cisco Kid," "Spill the Wine" and "Why Can't We Be Friends?" -- are set to shake up the outdoor stage as part of the End of Summer concert series. The band's diverse styles have made them an enduring influence on modern music, blending rock, funk, Latin, jazz and R&B into an irresistible groove. After more than 40 years and almost 50 million albums sold, War is still going strong, led by original keyboardist Leroy "Lonnie" Jordan. Plus, as a bonus, you'll enjoy included same-day admission to the Los Angeles County Fair. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Dori A.Red Velvet
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We knew nothing about this group and only heard a few minutes of their music online before going to see them. We're so glad we've been introduced to them. What an awesome group! And the next time they perform in the Southern California, we'll be sure to see them again. John's guitar playing was to the level of Eric Clapton and the violinist was incredible. He made that violin sing.
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It was a fantastic show. John Jorgenson is one of the greatest guitarists around as well as clarinetist. While a lot of the music is original it clearly is influenced by Django Reinhart. The young and talented vionlist was amozing and sounded so...continued
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Learn more about John Jorgenson on his website .
Walk the streets of 1930s Paris, be transported to Greece, Latin America and back home, in one night, live at the Curtis! Grammy winner John Jorgenson and his Quintet enthrall audiences with original and classic “gypsy jazz” – the dynamic string-driven swing created by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in 1930s Paris. Virtuosic guitar, clarinet, violin, bouzouki, bass, vocals and percussion take center stage in this upbeat, luxuriant evening of live music.
Wine Tasting Option
Between the two shows at 6:00pm, enjoy an evening of food, wine and entertainment amidst the backdrop of beautiful artwork in the Brea Gallery. Several distinctive wine selections will be paired with foods that complement and enliven the senses.