Jazz at the Intersection Spring series
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 14, 2013: THE MARCUS SHELBY TRIO FEATURING TIFFANY AUSTIN
A melodic night in the city with good folks, champagne and sumptuous small bites by culinary artist, Monifa Dayo. Remember when you first fell in love with Jazz? Introduce your new love to your first!
Marcus Shelby – bass and text
Tiffany Austin – vocals and text
Joe Warner – piano
Howard Wiley – drums
Internationally renown jazz artist Marcus Shelby is an accomplished teacher, composer, arranger, and bassist and San Francisco resident. A 1991 winner of the Charles Mingus Scholarship, Shelby studied with composer James Newton and legendary bassist Charlie Haden. From 1990-1996, Shelby led bands at Columbia Records and GRP Impulse! Recording Artists Black/Note. Shelby serves as the Artistic Director and leader of The Marcus Shelby Orchestra, The Marcus Shelby Hot 7, and The Marcus Shelby Trio. Mr. Shelby demonstrates his commitment to developing new musicians through is work in music education at Rooftop Alternative School in San Francisco, and the Stanford Jazz Workshop at Stanford University.
ABOUT JAZZ AT THE INTERSECTION:
Our 13 prior seasons nurtured audiences for a broad, inclusive definition of the Jazz idiom by premiering dozens of new, commissioned Jazz works. This season we want to introduce our new neighbors, friends and lovely supporters to the artists who define our Jazz legacy while we promote diverse Jazz forms, emerging artists and breaking down barriers through music.