October 6, 2013 · Zellerbach Theatre Runtime: 2 hours
Join this seven-time Grammy® award-winning jazz vibraphonist backed by his new quartet in a joyful birthday celebration. Touted as the innovative musical giant that makes jazz one of the gifts from God (Jazz Weekly), Gary Burton is internationally recognized for his iconic jazz-rock sound and prodigious 50-plus-year career. With Julian Lage on guitar, Antonio Sanchez on drums and Scott Colley on bass, Burton will celebrate what he does bestdazzling, virtuosic, and fresh concerts that leave audiences in an uproar (New York Times).
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This performance is part of the Annenberg Center’s Jazz Series.
Media support for the 13/14 Jazz Series provided by WRTI and City Paper.
The Annenberg Center's Jazz Series is funded in part by the Philadelphia Fund For Jazz Legacy & Innovation of The Philadelphia Foundation and Philadelphia Jazz Project: a project of the Painted Bride Art Center.