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Cardinal Jazz Orchestra presents "Jazz at the Jefferson"

October 22, 2019
07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Fine Arts
Jefferson Theatre, Downtown Beaumont
The Lamar University Cardinal Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Rick Condit, will present Jazz at the Jefferson in downtown Beaumont. The free event will feature Lamar’s two outstanding jazz ensembles, plus international jazz piano virtuoso, Sorin Zlat, and his quartet.

Zlat, the winner of more than 20 awards, has appeared in jazz festivals around the world and shared the stage with many jazz luminaries including Kenny Garett, Lee Ritenour, Branford Marsalis, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea, Joey Alexander, Roy Hargrove, Chris Potter, Chucho Valdes, Sonny Emory, Jeff Ballard, Dave Grusin, Ravi Coltrane and Leszek Mozdzer.

Zlat will perform several featured numbers with the Cardinal Jazz Orchestra and will also be featured with his quartet including saxophonist Woody Witt, bassist David Craig and drummer Gavin Moolchan.

Also appearing at the concert will be the Lamar Jazz Lab Band, under the direction of Tim Dueppen.

The theatre doors will open at 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music

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