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Sunday, MAY 28
Wildflower Playhouse
1339 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
2:30pm Matinée– free for members!

Glenn Kostur Quartet

Glenn Kostur- tenor & baritone sax,
Bob Fox- piano, Cyrus Campbell- bass, John Trentacosta- drums

$15 at the door.
FREE for members of Taos Jazz Bebop Society!
Reservations Required.

listen up! this concert is free for all you active members! it's one of the ways we can thank you for supporting our work! (Non-members pay $15 at the door.)  

Glenn Kostur has virtually “done it all”. The multi-talented, multi-instrumentalist and composer/arranger has, for more than twenty years, been a fixture on the New Mexico music scene, lending his saxophone, keyboard and vocal skills to a wide variety of musical projects and groups. Early on, Glenn spent three years as saxophonist, composer/arranger, and musical director for jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson, appearing on three recordings: “Big Bop Nouveau”, “Footpath Cafe”, and “Live From London”. He has also performed with many jazz luminaries including Dizzy Gillespie,

Randy Brecker, Bobby Shew, Slide Hampton and many others. The list goes on to include star vocalists from Tony Bennett and Diahnn Carrol to the Temptations.
Rounding out the Quartet are pianist Bob Fox, one of New Mexico's most admired jazz players; bassist Cyrus Campbell, an alum of Berklee School of Music and currently catching fire on the NM jazz scene; and John Trentacosta on drums. "Trenty" has long been in the top tier of New Mexico jazz artists, as well as the long-time host of KSFR's Monday Morning Jazz. 

Masks not mandatory but highly recommended.

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Friday, June 16
TCA– 7:30 PM

Django Festival Allstars

Direct from France… 5 virtuosos of "Le Jazz Hot"!!

Samson Schmitt-Lead Guitar, Pierre Blanchard-violin, Ludovic Beier- accordion & accordina, Antonio Licusati-bass, Michael Harris-guitar

“Sensational!”  –George Benson

Masks not mandatory but highly recommended.

“Standout performance... a crowd favorite and the hardest swinging band at the Newport Jazz Festival”  –Downbeat Magazine

The Django Festival Allstars bring the colorful “hot jazz swing” music of 20s and 30s Paris into ‘today’. Inspired by the music of Django Reinhardt, the Romani guitarist who originated “Le Jazz Hot” in collaboration with violinist Stephan Grapelli, the Allstars’ sound is lively, sparkling and intoxicating. They swing like crazy… and will also break your heart with a ballad. The Allstars have grown into a brilliantly cohesive group of star musicians, winning standing ovations at top US and international festivals, and at major venues such as Birdland, the Kennedy Center and the Hollywood Bowl.

“The highpoint of the entire Playboy Festival at The Hollywood Bowl was The Django Festival Allstars” –LA Scene Magazine

Imagine a stage filled with five contemporary Reinhardt descendants, and you’ll sense that the collective talent pool on  stage is larger than the Arc de Triomphe!” – Wall Street Journal

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