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Fall Jazz Series


September 1, 2014

The Santa Monica College Music Department is pleased to present this year’s Fall Jazz Series, featuring Kenny Sara & The Sounds of New Orleans, Richie Gajate-Garcia, and The Eric Person Group.

The series begins with Kenny Sara & The Sounds of New Orleans on Friday, Sept. 26. All concerts are held at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. in The Edye at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, located on Santa Monica Boulevard at 11th Street. Tickets cost $10.

The Fall 2014 lineup is:

• Friday, Sept. 26: Kenny Sara & The Sounds of New Orleans. The four-piece band Kenny Sara & The Sounds of New Orleans performs music ranging from New Orleans Jazz and straight ahead Jazz to New Orleans R&B and 70s and 80s funk.

• Friday, Oct. 17: Richie Gajate-Garcia. World-renowned percussionist Richie Gajate-Garcia leads a vibrant ensemble of Latin jazz masters and rising stars.

• Friday, Nov. 14: Eric Person Group. Saxophonist Eric Person brings his acclaimed trio from NYC to SMC for a performance of music from the cutting edge of the Modern jazz scene.

For tickets and information, please see or call (310) 434-3005 or (310) 434-4323.


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