Jan 05, 2022, 7:30 PM PST
Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA
Los Angeles saxophonist Tom Luer brings his group “Project Popular” to Sam First for their first show since the lockdown. Tom is a D’Addario performing artist, a member of John Beasley’s Grammy nominated MONK’estra, and a faculty member at California Polytechnic University in Pomona.He is joined by recent Grammy winner John Beasley on piano (MONK’estra, Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard), Edwin Livingston on bass (Natalie Cole, Ellis Marsalis) and Dan Schnelle on drums (David Benoit, Billy Childs). Project Popular explores Tom’s originals and more.
“…pieces that sound simultaneously entirely new…and entirely familiar due to their essential core...”-Adam Greenberg, All Music
“He manipulates the tunes…in inventive ways that, combined with the band’s polished improvisations, result in fresh and interesting first-class Jazz...” -CadenceMagazine
“…the kind of magnetism that delights with long contemporary bursts before a large audience at the Greek theater on a Saturday night…” -Dick Crockett, JazzWeek's JazzProgList
Sam First | 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045 | 21+
Show Times: 7:30pm & 9:00pm, and a separate ticket is required for each show.
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required upon entry.
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LIVE-STREAM ONLY (7:30pm)
This ticket is for live-streaming only. The stream link will be included in the confirmation e-mail you receive after purchase.$10.00