Maria Puga Lareo featuring Bob Sheppard
Oct
1
7:30 PM19:30

Maria Puga Lareo featuring Bob Sheppard

Celebrated Argentinian vocalist Maria Puga Lareo and Bob Sheppard, jazz saxophone player and woodwind recording artist (Freddie Hubbard, Chick Corea, Steely Dan, Mike Stern, Randy Brecker, Billy Childs) come together on stage to interpret the best of the Jazz American Songbook, Brazilian music, and some of their original compositions.

MARIA PUGA LAREO - vocals
BOB SHEPPARD - saxophone/flute
MITCH FORMAN - keyboard
CHRIS COLANGELO - bass
STEVE HASS - drums

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Maria Puga Lareo feat Bob Sheppard Quartet
Jan
5
4:00 PM16:00

Maria Puga Lareo feat Bob Sheppard Quartet

Celebrated Argentinian vocalist Maria Puga Lareo and Bob Sheppard, jazz saxophone player and woodwind recording artist (Freddie Hubbard, Chick Corea, Steely Dan, Mike Stern, Randy Brecker, Billy Childs, Peter Erskine, John Beasley) come together on stage to interpret the best of the Jazz American Songbook, Brazilian music, and some of their original compositions.

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Aug
14
8:00 PM20:00
Aug
3
8:00 PM20:00

Otmaro Ruiz - Larry Koonse - Bob Sheppard in concert!

  • Home Venue in Highland Park (View) Location to Be Announced Highland Park, CA 90065 United States (map)
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Are you ready to have your mind blown?
An absolutely incredible night of music
Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
8:00pm - 10:30pm // doors open at 7:30

OTMARO RUIZ - piano
LARRY KOONSE - guitar
BOB SHEPPARD - woodwinds

3 of the most genius, prolific jazz players in the world, playing originals and covers
in an intimate setting.
The venue is a great house venue in Highland Park area
of Los Angles, just north of downtown L.A.

Otmaro Ruiz https://www.otmaro.com, is considered one of the most important jazz pianists in the current scene, known for his versatility and virtuosity. The long list of re-known musicians with whom Otmaro works, constantly confirms his versatility, proving that this jazz giant sails with ease in many different styles, from Straight-Ahead jazz to Pop-Rock, from the most authentic Salsa & Afro-Cuban to the most exciting Fusion, with unusual ability to express his own language both at the acoustic piano and in the electronic world of synthesizers.

Larry Koonse https://larrykoonse.com, the son of guitarist Dave Koonse, earned the first-ever Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies at USC. Early on, Larry toured the world with the Johnny Dankworth/Cleo Laine band, and went on to work with Hubert Laws, Natalie Cole, Luciana Souza, Bob Brookmeyer, Charlie Haden, Alan Broadbent, and many others. He performed in South Africa by invitation of Nelson Mandela/UNICEF, and has been a featured soloist with orchestras around the world, including our own L.A. Philharmonic. It's hard to look anywhere in the jazz world without seeing Larry Koonse connected.

Bob Sheppard https://www.bobsheppard.net, For more than four decades, the multi-instrumentalist has played on countless sessions with an astounding crop of A-list jazz giants-among them Chick Corea, Freddie Hubbard, Michael and Randy Brecker, Mike Stern, Herbie Hancock, Kurt Elling, Dianne Reeves, Lyle Mays, John Beasley and Steps Ahead-and artists within several other genres. He's also recorded and toured as a leader, contributed to hundreds of movie and TV soundtracks, served as an educator and more.

This is an incredible opportunity to hear truly great jazz, in a great environment. A true "hang" in the best way!

Seating is limited! Brown Paper Tickets

Will-call tickets will allow you to check in at the door.
The directions are best not by GPS, but by the directions given in the NOTES section of this Brown Paper Ticket. Please do look at those!

Wine, coffee, water, light snacks will be included.

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Peter Erskine & Dr. Um Band
May
9
9:00 PM21:00

Peter Erskine & Dr. Um Band

Questo disco ha le sue radici nel passato musicale di Peter: deve tanto ai Weather
Report, che non solo per Erskine, ma anche per tante altre persone, hanno un significato
importante nella storia della musica. Per Peter, i Weather Report significano che "music
represents an ethos and an almost lost style of sonic awareness and care, coupled with
enigma, drama and heart."
L'Album è ispirato al passato musicale del batterista, tanto quanto a quello del gruppo,
anzi è legato alle primissime origine dei Weather Report, quelle che esistevano già prima
che il gruppo nascesse. Esserne stato il batterista, per tre anni, non è l'unico legame di
Peter con i Weater Report, che il musicista ha ascoltato fin dagli esordi e, anzi, anche da
prima: "I was an avid listener to their music since its inception (and even *before* its
inception, having listened to mssrs. Zawinul, Shorter and Pastorius in their previous
musical settings)".
Ogni canzone di quest'Album, nel primo dei due CD (che comprende i brani registrati in
studio), è un modo per ringraziare i grandi Maestri che hanno ispirato Peter: "we felt that
each tune represented a giant contribution made by each of the designated heroes. It is
simply our way of saying “thanks.”

La seconda parte dell'Album è composta dai brani registrati la scorsa estate, proprio in
Italia. Il live a Occhiobello è frutto di una di quelle serate in cui "all stars are aligned". Peter
ha quindi sentito di condividerla con tutto il suo pubblico.
Una novità, per il Tour italiano di quest'anno, sarà che il bassista Benjamin Shepherd (che
con la compagna aspetta un bambino) verrà sostituito dal bassista dell'altro gruppo di
Peter, il New Trio: Damian Erskine (nipote di Peter), frutto di una scelta naturale.
Alla domanda sul che cosa cambierà, Erskine afferma: "I could answer your question with
more information in 24 hours or so ...! But I know that Damian will bring the funk as well as
that all-important foundation to this music. Like friends, I choose my bass players wisely"
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DOUBLE SET:

PRIMO SET START 21:00
SECONDO SET START 23:00

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Nevermind
Via Eurialo, 63
Bagnoli 80124 Napoli

Per info:
tel: 333 3795097
mail: nevermind.napoli@gmail.com

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