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Thursday March 21st South Puget Sound Community College is excited to Present the legendary music group Obrador as the featured band with their college Jazz orchestra’s Spring concert. The evening will focus on the music of Cuba. The doors open at 7 p.m. at the college’s Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. Since 1976 Obrador has been performing Cuban music along with their original compositions. In 1998 the band had the honor of performing in Havana Cuba. The CD from that tour along with other Obrador recordings will be on sale at the concert. Tickets at Oly Tix.org,[masked] or at the box office.
The Joe Mailhot Jazz Duet plays from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Fridays at Basilico Ristorante 507 Capitol Way South in Olympia. The Jazz Duet plays an eclectic mix of original jazz inspired by the work of the masters including Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, as well as originals from some of our local composers. Call[masked] for reservations.
Vendredi's Bag comprises a group of musicians who love Django and Jobim right along with Irving and Miles. They draw songs from across continents and ages, incorporating jazz standards, Latin grooves, bebop, and gypsy swing into their performances. The group is based in Olympia, WA and includes mandolin, flugelhorn, electric piano, upright bass, and drums. Featuring: Danielle Westbrook - flugelhorn/vocals Theo Ragan - keys/accordion Austin Cooper - drums James Schneider - mandolin Nick Rawson - bass