Tuesday, February 12, 2008

my new venture Bari Bari this Sunday 2/17

Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008 at 3pm JOHN WORLEY and BARI BARI featuring baritone saxophonists AARON LINGTON, FIL LORENZ AND GEOFF ROACH and WorlView 4.0
John Worley and Bari Bari is John's latest project involving members of Worley's WorlView 4.0 and baritone saxophonists Aaron Lington, Fil Lorenz and Geoff Roach. Bari Bari features the music of Gerry Mulligan and Pepper Adams - as well as original music from members of Bari Bari. Trumpet/Flugelhorn artist John Worley has been a mainstay of the bay area music scene for 25 plus years. His band - WorlView - has performed at the San Jose Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, San Francisco's Intersection For The Arts and the Jazz at Filoli summer concert series at Filoli Gardens. WorlView also performed for the Advocates For Children fund raiser in Redwood City where John served as musical director.Aaron Lington, assistant professor at San Jose State University where he serves as Coordinator of Jazz Studies, was recognized in the 55th Annual Downbeat Magazine Critic’s Poll as a “Rising Star” in the Baritone Saxophone category. Fil Lorenz is the founder and leader of two of San Francisco's premier groups, the Collective West Jazz Orchestra and the Fil Lorenz Soul-Tet. The Collective West Jazz Orchestra is in its ninth year and currently performs every Wednesday at Jazz at Pearl's in San Francisco. Geoff Roach leads and plays in the critically acclaimed Octobop in addition to being the executive director of San Jose Jazz. Very Early, Octobop's fourth CD, maintained 10 weeks in the top 10 in the US on the CMJ jazz charts. Geoff has performed with Mel Torme, Nelson Riddle, Tom Jones, Bob Hope and is a graduate of the Stanford Business School Executive Program.www.johnworley.com
Single tickets available at the Improv San Jose Box Office:San Jose Jazz members and students - $20-$30General public - $30-$40Ticket Purchase: Improv Box Office at 408-280-7475 or online at www.symfonee.com/improv/sanjose Please note that all ticket sales are final.
Improv San Jose62 So. 2nd St. San Jose, CA 95113(408) 280-7475