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Gsu Jazz Band And Guest Artists Joe Farnsworth And Eric Alexander at Rialto Center For The Arts At Georgia State University

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Thu, November 8, 2018
8:00 pm

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GSU Jazz Band with Guest Artists Eric Alexander and Joe Farnsworth
The GSU Jazz band under the direction of Dr. Gordon Vernick will perform with Eric Alexander and Joe Farnsworth. Eric Alexanderis an American jazz saxophonist, known for his sophisticated hard bop and post-bop style. Alexander first achieved fame by finishing second at the 1991 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. He was quickly signed and began recording albums.



Alexander has worked with many jazz musicians, including Chicago pianist Harold Mabern, bassist Ron Carter, drummer Idris Muhammad, and guitarist Pat Martino. He has recorded and toured extensively with the sextet, One for All. Joe Farnswoth, one of the most highly regarded jazz drummers on the scene today, Joe is known for his blazing speed, precision, musical, and melodic playing. ...

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