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San Antonio Smooth Jazz Series: Saxophonists Jazmin Ghent & Elan Trotman!

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Buena Vista Theater

501 W. Cesar Chavez Blvd.

San Antonio, TX 78207

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Big Bib Entertainment presents 2019 NAACP Image Award Winning saxophonist Jazmin Ghent & Billboard chart topping sax man Elan Trotman, LIVE!

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Join us for a very special evening of smooth jazz as Big Bib Entertainment presents 2019 NAACP Image Award Winning saxophonist Jazmin Ghent & Billboard chart topping sax man Elan Trotman, LIVE on Saturday, March 20th at the UTSA Buena Vista Theater in San Antonio.

6 - 7p Arrival + Cocktails

7p Doors

7:30p - 9:30p Concert

9:30 - 10p Meet & Greet + CD Signing

Jazmin Ghent is one of the hottest national smooth jazz and gospel recording artists today. She was voted "2017's BEST NEW SMOOTH JAZZ ARTIST" and was awarded the prestigious "2019 NAACP IMAGE AWARD" for Outstanding Jazz Album "The Story of Jaz." Jazmin has 3 Billboard topping singles: "Work Wit It," “Heat” and “Compared to What." Her most successful hit to date is “Heat” which remained on Billboard Smooth Jazz Airplay Charts for 20+ weeks and was played in rotation by most smooth jazz stations including Sirius XM Watercolors Channel for 7+ months. Jazmin has performed at various major festivals and venues throughout the country, in Europe and recently on the 2019 Dave Koz Cruise in Australia. In addition to performing, she teaches music in Polk County Florida to elementary students in grades K-5.

According to Art Good of Catalina Island’s JazzTrax festival, “...unknown Jazmin Ghent was one of the BEST FINDS the festival has EVER uncovered. Obviously...she OUTSOLD all 30 stars of smooth jazz in the JazzTrax store, selling more CDs than anyone. She had stage presence, a show and she could play!”

Jazmin received a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and a Master’s Degree from Tennessee State University. Her latest CD, “The Story of Jaz” includes collaborations with Phillippe Saisse, Kim Scott, James Lloyd and Jeff Lorber. The CD was recorded and produced by Ron Jenkins and Euge Groove at “The Groove House”.

Saxophonist Elan Trotman, has quickly become one of jazz’s most thrilling and emotive performers as he continues to stand out and push boundaries as a composer, performer, teacher and recording artist. Trotman’s playing, though inspired by Grover Washington, Jr., Kirk Whalum and Najee, displays his own fresh ideas and distinctive tone. So much so that the New England Urban Music Awards, and The Barbados Music Awards both named him Jazz Artist of The Year on multiple occasions.

Trotman is also the Executive Producer and host of the Barbados Jazz Excursion, a jazz and golf weekend getaway which brings over 300 music lovers to the island every Columbus Day Weekend. Past performers include Jeff Lorber, Javier Colon, Gerald Veasley, Brian Simpson, Althea Rene, Marcus Anderson, Peter White and Jeffrey Osborne. Elan is also the founder of the Never Lose Your Drive Foundation – a Non-Profit which directly funds the Headstart Music Program. Headstart Music provides FREE weekly instrument instruction to students ages 7-11 on saxophone, trumpet, flute, clarinet and percussion. In 2016, over $6,000.00 was raised at the Jazz Excursion Weekend and Golf Tournament. All proceeds go towards tutor salaries, instrument maintenance and supplies for the program.

Born and raised in Barbados, the native island of pop star Rihanna, and educated at the world-renowned Berklee College Of Music in Boston,Trotman approaches jazz in his own way. Blending Caribbean rhythms from his roots with skillful horn textures, his playing is full of surprises.

Trotman has recorded and performed with a number of world-class musicians, including Michael McDonald, Roberta Flack, Jonathan Butler, Keiko Matsui, Johnny Gill, Jeffrey Osborne, Sheila E, Marcus Miller, Will Downing, Earl Klugh, Jeff Lorber, Peter White, Peabo Bryson, Brian Simpson and many others. A huge sports fan, Trotman has performed the National Anthem on numerous occasions for such teams as the Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks, Cincinnati Reds and Los Angeles Dodgers. As an avid sports fan, Elan has provided entertainment for numerous celebrities including The Bronson Arroyo Band, Cold Pizza on ESPN with Woody Page, Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Golf Classic, Chris Tucker Charity Golf Tournament, Ray Allen Golf Tournament, Hot Stove Cool Music with Peter Gammons and Theo Epstein.

As a recording artist Elan has topped the Billboard Radio Charts over 10 times. As a solo artist charting songs include “Heaven In Your Eyes” feat. Brian Simpson, “Tradewinds” feat Peter White, “Master Blaster”, “As” feat. Lin Rountree, “Thoughts of Sumer” feat. Will Downing, and “Smooth N Saxy”. Collaborations that have topped the charts include “Magic Men” (Marion Meadows), “Groove Me” (Greg Manning), “Just What You Need” (Brian Simpson), “Smooth (Cal Harris) and “Ride Along” (Julian Vaughn).

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