BLOG REPOST from Valley Cultural Center/ because we love Freddie Ravel! More to come in this blog about this amazing artist! This will be the very first Annual Jazz festival for Valley Cultural Center. Mark your calendars! & “bring your picnic and dancing shoes!”
Reposted…. Flash News!
“Valley Cultural Center’s First Annual Jazz Festival
June 3, 2012 | 4 to 8 PM
Features Freddie Ravel’s TuneUP to Music Celebration and other featured artists
Launching our 2012 summer season is keyboardist extraordinaire, FREDDIE RAVEL featuring stellar guest artists and a world-class ensemble.
The L.A. Times writes: “Ravel masterfully blends jazz textures, rock energy & tropical rhythms,” acknowledging a career that spans two decades across six continents with such icons as Earth, Wind & Fire, Sergio Mendes, Madonna, the Boston Pops and Rock legend, Carlos Santana.
Universal Music released the L.A. native’s three top-charting solo albums including the #1 hit in America, “Sunny Side Up” while his upcoming book “If Music Could Speak”, and subsequent CD are to be released Fall 2012.
Awarded the title “Motivational Maestro” by the City of Los Angeles along with accolades ranging from Prince, Madonna, Santana and The Boston Pops to NASA and Apple, Freddie combines his number-one hits and Grammy nominated recordings with his renowned Tune UP to Success programs, bringing the power of music to enhance everyday life.
This “TuneUP to Music Celebration” will also feature the sultry saxophone master, Everette Harp, the renowned, 12-piece band, BERN, and CSUN’s Enderman Quintet. Don’t forget your dancing shoes.”
Visit Valley Cultural Center website for more info on this event!