LA Jazz Society Presents: FRANK POTENZA
5903 Noble Ave
5903 Noble Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91405, USA
LOS ANGELES JAZZ SOCIETY PRESENTS:
VIRTUAL JAZZ SERIES
With jazz guiarist FRANK POTENZA
Hosted by: MARK CHRISTIAN MILLER
Capri recording artist and educator Frank Potenza is a protege of the late, great Joe Pass and an active performer, composer, and arranger with nine solo albums to his credit. In addition to his extensive freelance recording experience, he has performed in concert with Dizzy Gillespie, George Van Eps, Joe Pass, Bud Shank, Mose Allison, James Moody, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Brother Jack McDuff, and many other jazz luminaries.
Frank toured and recorded as a member of the Gene Harris Quartet from 1996 to 2000 and is a featured soloist on Alley Cats, Gene's last recording for Concord Records. He currently plays solo concerts, leads his own trios and quartets, and performs as a guest soloist with big bands.
Frank is a Professor in the Studio/Jazz Guitar Program at the Flora L. Thornton School of Music, University of Southern California. He holds a Bachelors's degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, and a Master of Arts degree from California State University, Los Angeles.
THIS EVENT IS FREE to watch. There is no cost to view this live performance but registration is required to obtain your ZOOM log-in information. Once you register, you will be sent information as to how to access this fabulous program. ZOOM log-ins will be sent approximately one hour before the performance.
Any donations you are able to make are much appreciated and will support the programs of the Los Angeles Jazz Society, a 501 c 3 non-profit.
When you log into zoom, you will be placed in a waiting room and admitted at 6:55 pm when the performance begins. Please remember to mute your video and sound.
Following the performance, we will have a short Q&A - during the performance you may insert your questions on the ZOOM chat line.
LOS ANGELES JAZZ SOCIETY PRESENTS is a new VIRTUAL series presented several times a month to focus on JAZZ - established musicians as well as young musicians entering our field. We do it all - FOR THE LOVE OF JAZZ!
The Los Angeles Jazz Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping jazz alive, especially focused on our youth, through education, music programs, presenting 'Jazz in Schools', the Bill Green Mentorship Program, the New Note commissions, and more. Visit us for more information or to join the L.A. Jazz Society and support our efforts. www.lajazz.org
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