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Luckman Fine Arts Complex
at Cal State L.A. 5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA 90032
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 2 members
Review from Riley B. Mason
Red Velvet 93 events 45 reviews

Very good show and a very fitting tribute to J. J. Johnson. I found it interesting, however, that, for a tribute to a famous trombonist, the 'bone section was not as strong as the trumpets!

reviewed Mar 10 2012 report as inappropriate
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The LJO will perform its homage to J.J. Johnson, one of the leading jazz musicians of the post-swing era. Regarded as one of the first trombonists to embrace bebop music, J.J. Johnson was a key player and innovator in this definitive style. Collaborating with jazz greats including Dizzy and Miles, Johnson blazed a path for himself in the bebop movement doing for the trombone what Charlie Parker did for the saxophone.

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