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The RRazz Room
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA
Thu, April 12, 2012
THE BENNY GOLSON QUINTET:
BENNY GOLSON, NNENNA FREELON, JASON MARSALIS, RAY DRUMMOND & MIKE LeDONNE
Wed-Fri, 4/11-13, 8pm
Multitalented and internationally famous jazz legend - a composer, arranger, lyricist, producer - and tenor saxophonist of world note, Benny Golson has played in the bands of world famous Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Earl Bostic and Art Blakey. Golson is the only living jazz artist to have written 8 standards for jazz repertoire. He has recorded over 30 albums for many recording companies in the US and Europe under his own name and innumerable ones with other major artists.
Legendary bebop/hard bop, jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, and arranger
Six-time GRAMMY® Award-nominee Nnenna Freelon is hailed as the "international voice of Jazz." A standing ovation from 20,000 in her star-making a cappella appearance on the Grammy Awards telecast! She has shared the stage or recordings with Jessye Norman, Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Take 6, Al Jarreau, the Count Basie Orchestra and more! Phenomenal performances at Carnegie Hall to The Hollywood Bowl, the Monterey Jazz Festival to the Newport Jazz Festival, and from Montreaux to London! Please join us for her debut at The RRazz Room "San Francisco's Premier Nightclub."
Jazz singer, composer, producer and arranger