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Mel Martin Quintet
Mon, June 5, 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
Mel Martin- Sax and flute has proven to be one of the most versatile and creative musicians to emerge from the San Francisco Bay Area. His virtuosic abilities on woodwinds combined with his vast range of experience has brought him to a position of pre-eminence as one of the most inventive and innovative of performers. His unique abilities as an improviser, arranger and composer have made him a favorite of such greats as Benny Carter, Dizzy Gillespie, McCoy Tyner, Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, and many others.
A native Sacramento son, Mel appears at the CLARA Auditorium on June 5, 2017 to celebrtrate his 75th Birthday, (actual birthday is June 7th) with his all star quintet featuring: Mel Martin on Sax and flute, Keith Saunders on piano, Robb Fisher on bass, Jeff Marrs on drums and Al Bent on trombone..