ANGEL CITY JAZZ with Nick Mancini Quartet
Jazz never stands still…it constantly evolves and reinvents itself. See this phenomena in action at Bank of America Plaza every other fourth Wednesday from April through October. Spend your lunchtime rejuvenating over bites and live music!
Curated by Angel City Jazz, this series brings talent from the LA jazz scene to you! Angel City Jazz is a music presenting non-profit organization dedicated to revitalizing jazz culture in LA by presenting live concerts by established and emerging jazz innovators who have achieved exceptionally high levels of musicianship.
As both a vibraphonist and as a bandleader, Nick Mancini enjoys a reputation as one of LA’s most called-upon studio players, trusted bandleaders and kick-ass sidemen. Playing with a maturity that belies his youth, he has accrued both a band and a following that reflects his dual commitment to deep musical exploration and old-school entertainment.
Nick Mancini: Vibes
John Tegmeyer: Clarinet
Will Brahm: Guitar
Ben Shepherd: Bass
About Angel City Jazz:
Through its yearly Angel City Jazz Festival and various local concert series, Angel City Jazz has been presenting some of the most exciting jazz musicians working today, including Archie Shepp, Roscoe Mitchell, Greg Osby, Dave Holland, Vijay Iyer, Dave Douglas, Bennie Maupin, Arthur Blythe, Elliott Sharp, Satoko Fujii, Larry Goldings, Theo Bleckmann, Wayne Horvitz, Kneebody, Ravi Coltrane, Wadada Leo Smith, Nels Cline, Tim Berne, Henry Grimes, Lukas Ligeti, Larry Karush, Allison Miller, Myra Melford, Mark Dresser and many more.
Angel City Jazz also runs the Angel City Arts Young Artist Competition as an avenue for young jazz musicians in the Los Angeles area to create and collaborate with one another in an effort to expand upon the traditional concepts of jazz and improvisation. The competition gives young musicians the opportunity to have their original music heard and evaluated by working jazz professionals.