Sunday, August 16th – Sunday Afternoon
Larry Vuckovich & Kai Lyons: Music of Bill Evans & Jim Hall and More! Sunday Afternoon, August 16th @ Piedmont Piano Company Showroom
Pianist Larry Vuckovich and the talented young 25-year-old guitarist Kai Lyons will pay homage to the jazz great Bill Evans and Jim Hall. Their memorable duets made a mark on jazz history, using spontaneous and creative interplay. In addition, they will perform contemporary swinging high energy jazz, Brazilian/Latin - Cuban, Bud Powell - Charlie Parker, Flamenco jazz, Louis Armstrong - New Orleans jazz, Bluesy funky Boogaloo sounds, a bit of Vince Guaraldi, plus Balkan Gypsy Roma sounds and plus something from the Great Women of Song! An exciting musical journey! Both Larry and Kai will be featured in solo selections. Kai Lyons has developed a strong individual concept of performing in a solo guitar format. Don't miss this exciting presentation!
Venue: Watch the LIVE STREAM on YouTube.com or Facebook STREAMING LIVE from Piedmont Piano Company
Admission: Donations/tips accepted via paypal.me/larryvuckovich
Time: 5:00 PM
Featuring: Larry Vuckovich, piano / Kai Lyons, guitar
Sunday, November 8 Rescheduled from April 5th, Sunday Afternoon
Blockbuster Janice King Presentation: Two Finest Male Baritone Blues/Ballads Interpreters in the US – Jamie Davis & Alvon Johnson with the Larry Vuckovich All-Star Quartet, April 5th @ Vintage House, Sonoma, CA
Two of the finest vocalists on the jazz scene today and anywhere else in the world, Jamie Davis and Alvon Johnson, present a diverse program of swinging standards, soulful blues, plus romantic ballads. Alvon Johnson is also a masterful guitarist who makes his first appearance for the Sonoma Jazz Society. Alvon and Jamie both tour internationally on their own, having successful concerts all over the world. Besides exciting blues singing, both of these vocalists sing beautiful/romantic Johnny Hartman style ballads. They will be featured separately in two different sets, concluding the evening by singing together at the end. A new major discovery on the guitar, the young 24 year old , Kai Lyons, will be featured in Larry Vuckovich’s All Star Quartet – opening the show. Don’t miss this Blockbuster, unique performance – a Bay Area first!
Venue: Vintage House 264 1st Street East, Sonoma, CA
Admission: Tickets: $35 Members; $50 Non-Members
Time: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (Doors open at 3:00 p.m.
Featuring: Larry Vuckovich, piano / Jamie Davis, vocals / Alvon Johnson, vocals, guitar / Kai Lyons, guitar / Jeff Chambers, bass /Jason Lewis, drums