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Richard Howell And Sudden Changes at Throckmorton Theatre


Throckmorton Theatre
142 Throckmorton Avenue
Mill Valley, CA


Sat, June 9, 2018
8:00 pm

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Aptly described by KQED as a jazz “Jedi Master,” saxophonist, award-winning composer, producer Richard Howell is a Bay Area treasure. His latest album, Burkina, was named one of the best recordings of 2016 by The Mercury News. Howell calls his sound “Bridge Music,” defining it as a unique jazz pathway that celebrates diversity, joins differences and links through a sonic connection.

Richard Howell calls the Bay Area home, but he’s been a leading light on the international scene for decades. A riveting improviser who is also a prolific producer and respected educator, he’s worked and recorded with leading figures in rock, pop, blues and jazz, from Etta James, Chaka Khan, Della Reese, Don Cherry, and Cecil Taylor to Charlie Haden, Willie Bobo, Pete Escovedo, Maurice White, Charlie Musselwhite and Carlos Santana. Having traveled around the world practicing his craft both as musician and educator, he currently lectures throughout Europe, conducting a series entitled “Jazz Tree,” which focuses on the history of jazz and leading the superbly dynamic high-spirited jazz ensemble, Sudden Changes....

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