Ray Brown’s Great Big Band: “My Man Stan (Kenton)”

Ray Brown’s Great Big Band: “My Man Stan (Kenton)”

Monday, November 19, 7:30 PM At Cabrillo College Crocker Theatre Ray Brown’s Great Big Band: “My Man Stan (Kenton)” $20 Advance Tickets: Brownpapertickets.com “…the sound is great and big – individually and collectively.”– All About Jazz Ray Brown’s Great Big Band returns to the Cabrillo College Crocker Theater to spotlight creative writing, soloing, ensemble playing, and musical excitement. November being the final month of Stan Kenton’s Centennial, Ray (an alumnus of Stan’s band in 1971-72) will program a number of Kenton’s most well known arrangements to honor Stan’s legacy. The band’s July appearance at the Stanford Jazz Festival drew a huge appreciative crowd, a standing ovation, and two encores. Expect an unparalleled evening of music by one of the finest big bands of today, and get treated to a rare excursion into the creative world of Stan Kenton....