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Midtown Vanguard Jazz Series at The Auditorium

1425 24th Street


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MVJ CONCERT: September 8th, 2019 - 6:30 p.m.

Tickets: $20 General $10 Students.

(Student Rush Tickets Available at The Door!)

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Top left: Matt Robinson (bass)

Bottom left: Alex Jenkins (drums)

Middle: Steve Lishman (sax)

Right: Dyne Eifertsen (trombone)

KAIROS QUARTET - Steve Lishman, tenor saxophone; Dyne Eifertsen, trombone/electronics; Matt Robinson, bass; and Alex Jenkins, drums/percussion

Kairos’ mission is to perform and promote the art of original improvisation-based music and to educate the general public and students of its importance in music. The ensemble has performed feature concerts as well as at art gallery openings, multi-media art events, and group and solo improvisation clinics. Drawing on the continuing trend to fuse different jazz styles, the musical group Kairos is exploring new ways of combining free improvisation, groove, modern jazz and folk music.

CD: Kairos Quartet: Riverrun

Available at the concert

Also available on CD Baby and the iTunes Store

More About Midtown Vanguard Jazz Series at CLARA

Drawing its title from The Village Vanguard in (NYC), who booked jazz legends like Miles Davis, Horace Silver, Thelonious Monk, Gerry Mulligan, the Modern Jazz Quartet, Jimmy Giuffre,

Sonny Rollins, Anita O'Day, Charlie Mingus, Bill Evans (a regular), & Stan Getz...

The term “Vanguard,” represents a group of people leading the way in new developments or ideas. The Music presented at MVJ reflects these legends and this concept.

Hosted by:

Sacramento Preparatory Music Academy (SPMA)

A 501C3 Nonprofit Organization

Sac Prep Music Academy

MISSION is to support and advance access to lifelong learning opportunities in music arts education.

VISION is To create an environment where students and performing artists can meet for the study of music arts education, performance and related art forms.

PURPOSE is to present public performances and recitals of music and related art forms; To sponsor lecture-demonstrations of topics related to music education and related art forms & To increase community awareness of the importance of artistic expression for individual satisfaction and growth, and the wide variety of expression available through music arts.

  • MVJ is Located at:

The Auditorium at CLARA

1425 24th St, Sacramento, CA 95816

  • MVJ operates on 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month, year round.


Midtown Vanguard Jazz Series prints Full-Color Playbills four times during the year; one for each quarter of the year. Ad space in the Playbill is awarded to MVJ Sponsors. MVJ Artists and patrons can help in getting the word out to local business owners & other patrons of the arts, who support the concept of Midtown Vanguard Jazz Series. It is very essential for the continuation and sustainability of Sac Prep Music Academy’s efforts towards maintaining MVJ as the Artist Series it is intended to be.

Thank you for your support!

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