868 Fourth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
JAZZ IN THE KEY OF ELLISON
Saturday, February 16, 2019 · 8:00 PM
Inspired by the musical life of the Pulitzer Prize-winning American writer Ralph Ellison, Jazz in the Key of Ellison is a multimedia concert featuring music by Ellison’s favorite artists including Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, and Thelonious Monk. This star-led evening includes Grammy® Award-winning trumpeter Nicholas Payton, R&B and jazz vocalist Will Downing, iconic Labelle singer Nona Hendryx, and 2017 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition winner Quiana Lynell with the Andy Farber Jazz Orchestra.
Prelude · 7:00 PM
Prelude interview by Robert John Hughes