Posts Tagged ‘Richard Elliot’

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Rick Braun’s New Year’s Eve Getaway A Parisian Holiday also features vocalist Jeffrey Osborne and Richard Elliot, Marc Antoine opens the show, Vincent Ingala performs Dec 30 for Getaway guests only!

Saturday, December 31, 2016 – 7:00 pm

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort, 3800 W Starr Pass Blvd, Tucson, Arizona 85745

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Saxophonist Richard Elliot has arrived at a very special anniversary for blowing audiences away with his soulfully robust playing. 2014 marks 30 years since the release of his debut solo album, Initial Approach (ITI – 1984), on which he stepped out showcasing his tenor sax, soprano sax, Lyricon and writing skills. What does a red-blooded Scottish sax man raised in Los Angeles – now with a wife and five children – do for a 30-year encore? Well, this one-time member of the classic soul band Tower of Power proves he’s “not a young man” and drops the most overtly sensual, romantic and intimate album of his career in collaboration with contemporary jazz production/guitar giant Paul Brown.

Friday, November 04, 2016 – 7:30 pm

Jazz Kitchen, 5377 N College Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46220

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The 2018 cruises embark from Fort Lauderdale, with ports of call in Belize City, Belize; Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico; and Coco Cay, Bahamas
from Feb 10-17, 2018 (Wait List only) and again from March 10-17, 2018.

Lineup features

Hosts: Marcus Miller, Boney James, Alonzo Bodden and Dane Butcher;

Headliners: Brian Culbertson, Gerald Albright, Norman Brown, Rick Braun, Candy Dulfer, Kirk Whalum, Richard Elliot, Peter White, Euge Groove and Keiko Matsui;

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The “2016 Bayou City Jazz Series”

continues with the soulful sax of Richard Elliot and creative keys of Max Groove. Red-blooded Scottish sax man Richard Elliot, raised in Los Angeles, has been blowing audiences away for decades. The overtly sensual, romantic sax player has collaborated with giants such as Peter White, Dave Koz, Paul Brown and many more.

Max Groove is known as one of the true pioneers of smooth jazz. His style has captivated listeners for years. His hit list is lengthy and his current release “Night Owl” highlights his signature silky sound.

Sunday, October 09, 2016 – 5:00 pm

Wortham Theater Center, 500 Texas Ave, Houston, Texas 77002

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Saxophonist Richard Elliot has arrived at a very special anniversary for blowing audiences away with his soulfully robust playing. 2014 marks 30 years since the release of his debut solo album, Initial Approach (ITI – 1984), on which he stepped out showcasing his tenor sax, soprano sax, Lyricon and writing skills. What does a red-blooded Scottish sax man raised in Los Angeles – now with a wife and five children – do for a 30-year encore? Well, this one-time member of the classic soul band Tower of Power proves he’s “not a young man” and drops the most overtly sensual, romantic and intimate album of his career in collaboration with contemporary jazz production/guitar giant Paul Brown. The title of this 17th solo project is Lip Service (the artist’s first for Heads Up/Concord Music Group).

Slow burning intensity has been Richard Elliot’s stock-in-trade since debuting as a member of the novel Chapman Stick-based quartet Kittyhawk in 1979 at the age of 19. With influences ranging from Grover Washington, Jr. to John Klemmer, his broad range of saxual expression knows no bounds. He has topped charts and toured the world as a leader as well as with the innovative groups Guitars & Saxes and Summer Horns (Mindi Abair, Gerald Albright and Dave Koz), the latter of whom he’ll be on the road with all summer 2014 (debuting a selection or two from Lip Service) before continuing on with his own shows in the fall. It’s the unabashed excitement from concert fans that drives him to this day.

Looking back on the 16 solo projects that led to Lip Service, Elliot concludes, “I’ve never counted my albums. I tend to do a record every year-and-a half or two. It just goes by so quickly. I still love what I do. Recording is a fun yet arduous process… but I never get tired of playing live. I always say I play my concerts for free and get paid for everything else I have to do the other 23 hours of the day! It’s a privilege to play music for a living…and I never take a gig for granted.”

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 – 8:00 pm

B B King Blues Club & Grill, 237 West 42 St, New York, NY 10036

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August

Michael McDonald
Saturday, August 6 at 7 pm

George Benson
Saturday, August 27 at 7 pm

An Evening with Kenny G
Sunday, August 28 at 6 pm

September

Jonathan Butler & Gerald Albright
Saturday, September 10 at 7 pm

An Evening with Pat Metheny
Saturday, September 17 at 7 pm

Keiko Matsui with Kenny Lattimore and Michael Lington
Saturday, September 24 at 7 pm

October

Ottmar Liebert
Saturday, October 1 at 7 pm

Spyro Gyra with Lee Ritenour
Sunday, October 2 at 4 pm

Brian Culbertson with Javier Colon
Saturday, October 8 at 7 pm

Richard Elliot & Peter White
Sunday, October 16 at 4 pm

Thornton Winery, 32575 Rancho California Rd, Temecula, California 92589

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Genuine Jazz & Wine allows YOU to mingle with the stars of Jazz! Relax in the beautiful backdrop of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, as stars from Smooth Jazz, Fusion and Mainstream Jazz, delight your senses. Known for its scenic splendor, internationally renowned talent and diverse wine selection, Genuine Jazz & Wine delivers a one of a kind, fan-based experience that attendees talk about throughout the year. All ticketed performances with national acts are held in the beautiful and intimate ballroom…there is never a rain out. In addition to amazing live jazz music, sample some of the country’s best wines.

Friday, August 19th, 2016

9:00pm – Generation NeXt featuring Nicholas Cole, Lebron & Lin Rountree

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

12:00pm – Tizer featuring Chieli Minucci
2:00pm – Rick Braun
4:30pm – Norman Brown
6:30pm – Richard Elliot
8:30pm – All Star Jam

Sunday, August 21st 2016

12pm Marion Meadows

Copper Mountain, 209 Ten Mile Cir, Frisco, Colorado 80443 (Vail, Breckenridge)