The Caltech Jazz Band Presents the Annual Jazz Guest Artist Concert

On Saturday, February 3rd at 8pm in Caltech's Beckman Auditorium.

Published : Monday, January 8, 2018 | 3:28 PM

The Caltech Jazz Band, directed by Barb Catlin, will feature vocalist Carmen Bradford on Saturday, February 3rd at 8:00 p.m. in Beckman Auditorium.

Featured guest, Carmen Bradford, grew up in Altadena, Ca. and was discovered early on by William “Count” Basie. Bradford has performed and/or recorded with a host of eminent artists and ensembles including Wynton Marsalis, John Clayton and the Clayton Hamilton Orchestra, Nancy Wilson, Doc Severinsen, Tony Bennett, James Brown, Patti Austin, Byron Stripling, Dori Caymmi, George Benson, Lena Horne, Frank Sinatra, Joe Williams, National Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Dallas Symphony, Oklahoma Symphony, Vancouver Philharmonic, and countless others around the world. Bradford performed on two Grammy Award-winning albums with the Count Basie Orchestra and collaborated on a third Grammy Award-winning album, “Big Boss Band,” with guitarist George Benson in 1991. Bradford was recently appointed to the faculty at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music starting in the Fall of 2018.

Admission is $10 for the general public and $5 for Caltech staff, faculty, students and seniors.

For tickets, please call the Caltech Ticket Office at (626) 395-4652. For more information, visit bands.caltech.edu or call (626) 395-3295.

 

 

 

 

 

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