An Evening of New Orleans Jazz with the Side Street Strutters in Concert
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The last date listed for Side Street Strutters in Concert was Sunday September 28, 2008 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
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One of the best known saxophonists in the world, David Sanborn blends jazz, pop, rock and R&B into a smooth-as-silk sound that no other sax player has quite managed to copy. The career of this multiple Grammy winner was launched in 1975 by his (aptly-titled) debut album, Taking Off, and it hasn't come down since, spanning more than two dozen other albums. Established as both a soloist and a collaborator with the likes of Bowie, the Stones and Clapton, Sanborn now brings his "sweet-tart alto sound" (The New York Times) to Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beachfor an impassioned performance.
The Long Beach Community Concert Association (LBCCA) begins its 50th Anniversary season on September 28 with the New Orleans sounds of the Side Street Strutters. The concert takes place at the Carpenter Center on the campus of California State University, Long Beach. LBCCA has been presenting high-quality, affordable, family-friendly entertainments to the greater Long Beach area since 1948. It has been presenting its annual season of four high-energy concerts at the Carpenter Center since 1999.
The Side Street Strutters have been performing for more than two decades, entertaining audiences with their distinctive sound, evolved from the musical traditions of New Orleans. Their musical palette includes a half-century of jazz styles from early Dixieland and Blues to Big Band Swing and popular standards. Since 1985, the ensemble has performed weekly on the streets of Disneyland, and have appeared on television shows like the Today Show, the Merv Griffin Show and the Jerry Lewis National Telethon. In 1988 they accepted an invitation to perform for then President Reagan in the White House. The Side Street Strutters have now performed over 500 concerts and school outreach programs in 49 states and 9 countries.