QUINCY JONES: THE A&M YEARS
RICHARD BONA & MANDEKAN CUBANO, JONAH NILSSON
ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE
Tonight we shine a light on three masterful A&M jazz albums from Quincy Jones – Walking in Space, Gula Matari and Smackwater Jack – from a peak creative time in his life that mirrored a transition in jazz history. Opening the evening are artists who are examples of Quincy’s prodigious ear for talent.
Tribute to Quincy Jones: “The A&M Years” was conceived by Tim Jackson, Artistic Director of the Monterey Jazz Festival, and premiered there on September 16, 2016.
Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.
Christian McBride, musical director
John Clayton, conductor
Dave Grusin, special guest
Sean Jones, special guest
Hubert Laws, special guest
Grégoire Maret, special guest
Lewis Nash, special guest
Lee Ritenour, special guest
Alfredo Rodriguez, special guest
Ashford and Simpson’s Valerie Simpson, special guest
plus an all-star big band
COMPLIMENTARY WINE TASTING
Join us at the newly-renovated Box Office Plaza Marketplace from 5pm to 7pm for our new complimentary Wednesday Winemaker Series. Enjoy samplings of wines hand-selected by Hollywood Bowl Food + Wine Sommelier and Wine Director Caroline Styne. Featured wines are available for purchase at select Hollywood Bowl Food + Wine locations.