565 Broadway Tacoma, WA, 98402
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Elks Temple - Spanish Ballroom
6pm doors, 7pm start
All ages welcome
6pm doors, 7pm startFreeAll ages welcome
The Kareem Kandi World Orchestra will be performing in the Spanish Ballroom at
McMenamins Elks Temple on Thursday August 11th.
I'll be joined by
Paul Gabrielson on bass, Jacques Willis on drums, and special guest John Hansen
on piano. We'll also be featuring several students from our Weekly Jazz
The first set will be
livestreamed. It will be free to view and can be watched at these locations:
John Hansen is
regarded as one of the most in-demand jazz pianists in the Northwest. A studied
and musical ensemble player with a strong melodic vocabulary, John has always
been recognizable for a unique personal voice.
history includes such venues as NYC's Birdland, The Jazz Standard, Dizzy's Club
Coca-Cola, DC's John F. Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts, Seattle's Jazz
Alley and Tula's, and international festivals and tours in France, Japan,
Korea, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Russia and Central America. During his
career, John Hansen has performed and recorded with many of the Northwest's
premiere, award-winning bands including: the Jay Thomas Quartet, Jim Knapp
Orchestra, Kelley Johnson, and The Bill Ramsay-Milt Kleeb Band with Pete
Christlieb. He has been invited to perform with The Seattle Symphony, Rick
Margitza, Randy Brecker, Ingrid Jensen, Ernestine Anderson, The Woody Herman
Orchestra, Bud Shank, Bobby Shew, David 'Fathead' Newman, and more.
Thank you to our
Ted Brown Music, KNKX, Tacoma Creates, Titus Will Cars, Edward Jones Financial
Consultant, Rick Gray.
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