The Brubeck Institute has announced a Grammy Award-winning lineup for its 13th annual Brubeck Festival, featuring Al Jarreau, Eddie Palmieri, and Terri Lyne Carrington in Stockton March 26-29.
The Brubeck Festival is an annual event that celebrates and explores the musical, intellectual, and philosophical ideas of Dave Brubeck, as well as his influence on the world of music and ideas. The Festival features performances of jazz, contemporary concert music, lectures, and academic symposia.
The 2014 Brubeck Festival: Coast to Coast will kick off in Stockton before traveling to New York April 7-14 with nightly performances and a Dave Brubeck exhibition hosted by Jazz at Lincoln Center.
The Pacific Jazz Ensemble from University of the Pacific (UOP) will perform Wednesday March 26, 7:30 p.m. at the Valley Brewing Company, 157 W Adams St.
Pianist Eddie Palmieri, with a musical career spanning over 50 years, will perform at the San Joaquin Delta College, 5151 Pacific Ave., Thursday March 27 at 7:30 p.m. He is also a bandleader of Salsa and Latin Jazz orchestras and has toured all over the world.
Named “the greatest jazz singer alive” by Time
Magazine, Al Jarreau will perform at the Bob Hope Theatre, 242 E. Main St., Friday March 28 at 8 p.m.
Jarreau is known for top hits such as “Rainbow in Your Eyes,” “Take Five,” “Boogie Down,” and “Never Givin’ Up.”
Terri Lyne Carrington will perform at the Faye Spanos Concert Hall at UOP, 3601 Pacific Ave., Saturday March 29 at 8 p.m.
As a jazz drummer, composer, record producer, and entrepreneur, Carrington has played with Herbie Hancock, Al Jarreau, and many others. Her album “The Mosaic Project” won the 2012 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album. She has worked with Esperanza Spalding, George Duke, Nancy Wilson, and Carlos Santana.
For more information and tickets, visit www.brubeckinstitute.com