Music Matters LIVE!: Rock and Classical Benefit Performances
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A world-renowned French guitarist, a funky Portland saxophonist and a soulful northwest singer-songwriter walk into a casino... This is no joke but the very real and exciting lineup at the third-annual Smooth in Seattle outdoor summer jazz concert at Clearwater Casino & Resort. Paris-born Marc Antoine, whose guitar work has backed the likes of Sting, Rod Stewart and Cher, headlines the event, filling Clearwater's grassy lawn with his intricate multicultural urban groove. But first, saxophonist Patrick Lamb will play his signature magnetic fusion of R&B and rural southern roadhouse, and sweet-voiced Tacoma, Washington singer Stephanie Anne Johnson will open the show. Easy travel options are available from Seattle, including a free shuttle running from the ferry terminal. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at the event Learn More
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STG presents _Music Matters LIVE! _featuring Vicci Martinez, Alan White, Leroy Bell, Howard Leese, Star Anna and the Laughing Dogs, The Synergia Northwest Orchestra and more TBA on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at The Paramount Theatre in Seattle.
Music Matters LIVE! blends classical, contemporary, professional and student musicians into one evening of performances that unifies cultures and musical genres. The event raises funds to provide extended learning, enrichment and performance opportunities to Northwest area music students while raising awareness of the new “Music Matters” specialty license plate.
Highlights of the evening will be performances of the Synergia Northwest Orchestra with Pacific Northwest rock recording artists including Vicci Martinez, Yes’s Alan White, Leroy Bell and His Only Friends, Howard Leese, Star Anna and the Laughing Dogs, Dora Oliveira’s Samba Reggae Revolution and very special guests. The event will be hosted by Meeghan Black. A musical addition this year will be selections from the original scores of the rock classic Madman Across The Water donated especially for this event on behalf of Sir Elton John.
The orchestra was formed for the debut Synergia Northwest benefit in 2010 and is comprised of some of the area’s finest professional classical musicians and selected players from Washington State All-State groups and regional youth and public school orchestras. The concert was launched at Tacoma’s historic Temple Ballroom in the Landmark Convention Center, and in 2011, it made its Seattle debut at The Moore Theater.