Jazz Funk Soul featuring Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, and Paul Jackson Jr. with Michael Manson

Show Date: Friday, June 15, 2018
Show Time: 8:30pm
Doors Open: 7:00pm

Ticket Price: $35 - $75
Show Type: Jazz
Restrictions: All Ages

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Pianist, composer and producer Jeff Lorber has been a major innovator on the
creative music scene for over three decades. Along with maestros Herbie Hancock, Joe
Sample and Bob James, Lorber is a groundbreaking Fender Rhodes pioneer. Having
produced for everyone from Dave Koz to Kenny G, the Grammy nominated pianist’s long
running acclaimed ensemble, Jeff Lorber Fusion, was a major force in contemporary jazz’s
early beginnings. The Berklee College of Music alums latest releases are his Grammy
nominated Hacienda and 2015’s Step It Up featuring Jeff Lorber Fusion.

Everette Harp’s soulful and trademark blend of jazz, R&B, funk and pop have made
him a favorite among fans, fellow musicians and critics alike. Harp’s impressive career
that has allowed him to collaborate with everyone from Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan,
Anita Baker, Luther Vandross and Patti Labelle to George Duke, Herbie Hancock, Billy
Joel and Kenny Loggins. Harp has left an indelible imprint on the scene with his own
unique, muscular and soulful approach. His work on TV has brought his saxophone into
the homes of millions who have heard him playing the theme songs for such popular TV
shows as Entertainment Tonight and Soul Train. He also holds the distinction of being a
former member of the posse on the first Arsenio Hall Show. A graduate of North Texas
State University, Harp hosts the radio program Smooth Jazz Odyssey with Everette Harp
on WLOQ in Orlando, FL. His latest solo release is First Love.

Paul Jackson, Jr. is regarded as one of the most recorded guitarists in the world.
He has seven previous successful albums, containing several top ten releases to include
Grammy nominated “I Came to Play”. In 2014, Jackson contributed to several tracks on
the album, Random Access Memories by Daft Punk, which garnered 5 Grammy Awards
and was the #1 album in 104 countries. Jackson earned a Grammy recognition for his
contribution to the album.

Paul has appeared on many television shows and specials and was a band regular
on: NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Fox’s American Idol and ABC Greatest
Hits. Jackson has performed at many Festivals, including Berks, Montreaux, North Sea
Jazz, Capital Jazz, JVC Hollywood Bowl, Playboy, JVC Concord and many
others.Jackson has recorded with multiple superstars such as Michael Jackson, Whitney
Houston, Barbara Streisand, Celine Dion, Quincy Jones, Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller,
Kirk Whalum, Elton John and of course George Duke to name a few.

The new project, Stories from Stompin’ Willie is a CD about musical friendships
garnered over several years. Specifically Jackson’s long time relationship with keyboard
legend George Duke, who nicknamed Jackson, Stompin’ Willie. This project features
many of Paul’s old friends like Jeff Lorber, Karen Briggs, Michael Lington, Tom Scott,
Ndugu Chancelor, Byron Miller, Patrice Rushen, and the entire Rickey Minor Band.

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