Federal Jazz Project Celebrates the World of San Diego Jazz
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The last date listed for Federal Jazz Project was Sunday May 5, 2013 / 2:00pm.
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Called "the Coltranes of this genre" by Allmusic.com, Yale Strom's Hot Pstromi is one of the freshest, funkiest klezmer acts in America. But they'll get even fresher at the 13th Annual Klezmer Summit: My Yidishe Mambo, where they'll join forces with trumpet virtuoso Gilbert Castellanos and his Latin jazz band. Shtetl culture meets Salsa in a thrillingly diverse evening of up-tempo grooves and hauntingly beautiful Jewish music that pays homage to the influence mambo, cha-cha and rhumba had on klezmer from post-war America through the 1960s. Learn More
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This show contains some adult language and situations. Parental discretion is advised for those age 13 or younger.
Surround Events Schedule
April 7, 2013 at 6:00pm before 7:00pm show: Live in Concert – *The Pizarro Brothers
*Homeschooled in San Diego, brothers Dominic and Angelo Pizarro began studying classical music when they were three-and-a-half years old. With encouragement from their mother and grandfather, the boys continued their zest for the classics while developing a passion for jazz and pop. Their amazing skills on the keyboard led to them to open for Marvin Hamlisch in 2010. Discover a pair of talents you will never forget when the young brothers perform a mini concert of multi-genre selections.
April 10, 2013 at 6:00pm before 7:00pm show: Live in Concert – *The Navy Southwest Band*
Discover the first class music performance of Navy Southwest Band as “Federal Jazz Project” honors both military and civilian jazz musicians. With 80 years of experience, this acclaimed band of 45 musicians has served as the musical ambassador for the Commander Navy Southwest Region. This performance is a rare chance to hear a distinguished local band with a strong patriotic passion.
April 11, 2013 after the 8:00pm show: Talkin’ Theatre with Todd
Join Todd Salovey, associate artistic director, San Diego REP and the two creators of “Federal Jazz Project” as they share the inside story of taking this extraordinary world premiere from the page to the stage. Salovey’s guests are playwright and lead actor, Richard Montoya, as well as composer and trumpet virtuoso, Gilbert Castellanos, who will illustrate the challenges and excitements of making this performance come to life.
April 13, 2013 after the 8:00pm show: Tell us What You Really Think
This performance invites guests to speak out and share their experience of the performance with fellow audience members. There is a “safe space” created for guests, where they can stay after the show for a freeform conversation hosted by Danielle Ward, literary manager of San Diego REP. Participants can share their personal views of the show and discover what others have to say about this world premiere piece of theater. This after-show collaboration and feedback allows San Diego REPertory Theatre to continue to produce intimate, exotic and provocative theatre that feeds the curious soul.
April 18, 2013 at 7:00pm before 8:00pm show: Sam’s Salon – Jazz 101 With Cecil Lytle
At this performance, guests will also have the opportunity to join Sam Woodhouse, artistic director and co-founder, San Diego REP, for a musical salon with the internationally renowned classical and jazz pianist, Cecil Lytle — an American musical treasure who is known as one of the best people to lead a master class on American Jazz. The maestro will share his insights on contemporary jazz through demonstration in a live piano mini concert. Lytle’s global concert appearances include the Boston Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, London’s Royal Albert Hall and the Beijing Conservatory of Music. He is also the founder of the UCSD Preuss School and a former Provost of Thurgood Marshall College at UCSD.
April 20, 2013 at 7:00pm before 8:00pm show: Live in Concert – The Pizarro Brothers
If you couldn’t make their first mini concert on April 7, here is your chance to catch these amazing musicians in concert in the Lyceum lobby. Homeschooled in San Diego, brothers Dominic and Angelo Pizarro began studying classical music when they were three-and-a-half years old. With encouragement from their mother and grandfather, the boys continued their zest for the classics while developing a passion for jazz and pop. Their amazing skills on the keyboard led to them to open for Marvin Hamlisch in 2010. Discover a pair of talents you will never forget when the young brothers perform a mini concert of multi-genre selections.