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Celebrating the life and music of the great Wayne Shorter, come join us for an entire evening of his original compositions. Wayne is one of the greatest living jazz composers of all time. His resume reads like the history of jazz...starting with his work with Art Blakey and the jazz messengers, then the Miles Davis quintet, Co-founder of Weather Report and along the way, countless recordings with his own groups. Recently featured at the Kennedy Center awards, he continues to be an incredible musical force. The evening will be led by saxophonist Rob Scheps. Rob is one of the busiest jazz musicians working today. Based out of NYC/Portland, he is constantly touring with a variety of groups. On this occasion he will be joined by John Hansen on piano, Phil Sparks on bass and Steven Bentley on drums. You can also tune in to KAOS radio on 2/18 to hear an interview with Rob, by Fred Kellogg, on his show" Free Jazz with Fred". HIs show airs from 8-10pm. 89.3 on your FM dial. Doors open at 7:30 Showtime is 8:00 Arthouse Designs 420 Franklin St SE Olympia, WA 98501
Smoocho Gusto is Lorree Gardener on bass and vocals and Steve Luceno on guitar and vocals. They have been active in the Olympia/Northwest music scene for 40 years. Their repertoire includes funky beats, swing, jazz, pop, instrumentals and Caribbean sounds, all performed with personalized twists and improvisational spirit!