December 2, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Wang Opera Center
Playing the music of Charles Mingus, Oliver Nelson, and Cannonball Adderley, with a sound unlike anything currently being performed in SW Florida, this high-energy jazz sextet combines four horns (two saxes, trombone, and trumpet), bass, and drums. Displaying strong Gospel, Blues, and Soul influence, the group comes directly out of the Oliver Nelson recording “Blues and the Abstract Truth” and will play 4 or 5 songs from that recording, in addition to other original and inspiring, very high energy material. Read more . . .