[Dixielandjazz] FW: Christian McBride Band - A REAL HEADLINER???

Steve barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Sat Oct 2 12:20:52 PDT 2004

The left coasters on the list might check out the success, or failure of
this concert in Cerritos  California early next month. Christian McBride is
not as well known as many of those we discussed, but apparently the Cerritos
Center for the Performing Arts thinks enough of this GREAT JAZZ BASSIST to
"take a chance".

If interested, you might also contact the Marketing Department of the Art
Center and ask how she puts these shows together. (contact info at bottom of

Note that this information is a broadcast "promotional" e-mailer. How much
of this kind of thing do OKOM Jazz Festivals do?  Note also the price, for a
concert lasting 2 hours or so. I imagine the Art Center expects to make
money given the minimal State support for the Arts.

You might also check with Jim Eigo at "Jazz Promo" to see what their service
costs and details of who is on their e-mail list. (besides me)

Steve Barbone

From: Jazz Promo Services <jazzpromo at earthlink.net>
Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2004 10:35:10 +0800
To: Jazz Promo <jazzpromo at earthlink.net>
Subject: Christian McBride Band  & "Celebrating Tony Williams" Cerritos
Center for the Performing  Arts Nov. 6th 8PM

October 2, 2004

To: Listings/Critics/Features
Press Contact: JIM EIGO, jazzpromo at earthlink.net

Christian McBride Band & "Celebrating Tony Williams"
with John Scofield, Jack DeJohnette and Larry Goldings

Saturday, November 6, 8:00 p.m.
Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
Christian McBride Band & The John Scofield Trio

Two of jazz's most exciting and innovative artists come together for an
evening of thrilling, eye-opening music.  Bassist Christian McBride's band
of tremendous young players stake out new territory on the borders of rock
and jazz.  John Scofield is a revered jazz guitarist.  His trio, including
drummer Jack DeJohnette and Larry Goldings on keyboard, will celebrate the
music of the great percussionist Tony Williams.

For tickets call 1-800-300-4345 or online at www.cerritoscenter.com.

For Group Sales, call 562-916-8510, ext. 2514

Marida Petitjean
Marketing Department
Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
12700 Center Court Drive
Cerritos, CA  90703
562-916-8510, ext. 2514
562-916-8514 Fax 

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