Saturday, July 11, 2009

GY plays LACMA

Who: Gregg Young and the 2nd Street Band – Smooth Jazz Artist of the Year, LA Music Awards. Nominated Best of Jazz, 1st Annual Hollywood Music Awards. Award-winning guitarist and bandleader Gregg Young brings his eclectic band of Latin Jazz greats to LACMA. Gregg had the privilege of having guitar legend Carlos Santana as a friend and mentor, and also worked with such stars as Bo Diddley and Sly Stone. Recordings by the 2nd Street Band have featured musicians including Dr. Bobby Rodriguez, Theophilus "T" Coakley, and Jorge Bermudez.

What: Latin Style

When: Saturday, 7/25/09 from 5pm -7pm.

Where: Dorothy Collins Brown Amphitheater at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

(LACMA), in Hancock Park North of the Museum.

5905 Wilshire Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90036 /programs/LatinSounds.aspx

Why: Latin Sounds - Relax in Hancock Park as world-renowned artists play the hottest sounds from Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Mexico, Cuba, and Los Angeles.

How: Gregg Young (Guitar & Vocals), Andrea Palm (Vocals), Kirkwood Coakley (Bass & Vocals), “T” Coakley (Keyboards & Vocals) Tiki Pasillas (Percussion and Vocals) Jorge Bermudez (Percussion and Vocals), Casey Jones (Drums & Vocals).

Free admission & the public is invited.