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Jazz Tracks at Union Station presented by Metro Art
April 6 | 4:00 pm-9:00 pm
METRO ART PRESENTS JAZZ TRACKS AT UNION STATION
AN EVENING OF CONTEMPORARY JAZZ AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Grammy Award-Nominee Christian Scott to Headline First-Ever
Union Station Jazz Fest on Saturday, April 6.
In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, Metro Art has partnered with KJazz 88.1 FM to present Jazz Tracks at Union Station, an extraordinary evening of free live jazz showcasing the next generation of artists, headlined by acclaimed jazz trumpeter Christian Scott.
Held April 6 from 4 - 9 p.m. at the station's historic Ticketing Hall, Jazz Tracks will be hosted by KJazz personality LeRoy Downs and includes four eclectic and contemporary jazz performances, a gallery space featuring photography from legendary jazz photographer Ave Pildas, an exhibition of jazz memorabilia from historian Sean J. O'Connell, jazz merchandise, poetry and a jazz lounge with a fresh Oyster Bar from the Imperial Western Beer Company.
4 p.m. – Vocalist Sara Gazarek
5 p.m. – Aaron Shaw and Black Nile
6 p.m. – Ryan Cross’s Jazz Eclectic
8 p.m. – Jazz Trumpter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
Headliner Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, widely praised as a driving force in the resurgent jazz and instrumental movement, is a two-time Edison Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated trumpeter, composer and producer. Jazziz has described his style as a "melding of various different influences and sounds from the African Diaspora to create a trademark sound of his own." Scott's new album, "Ancestral Recall", was released on March 19; and his first single, "Forevergirl" has been receiving critical acclaim.
Metro Art Presents showcases an exciting array of arts and cultural events at historic Union Station. From music and dance performances, film screenings and poetry readings to experimental and mixed-media presentations, the programs creatively activate downtown's primary transportation hub.
MEETUP: This event is from 4-9pm and DTLA Rendezvous meetup will be from 5-7pm. If you would like to meetup between 5-7pm, please TEXT DTLA Rendezvous host, Carrie, to meetup. (213) 538-8187
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