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Hip Pocket plays David Sanborn

Presented with the Italian Cultural Center as part of the Jazz for Barb series

Thursday, September 20, 2018Frankie’s Jazz Club8:00PM$16

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Hip Pocket is a musical chameleon, led by multi-instrumentalist Adam Rohrlick who plays saxophone, electric guitar and keyboards. Playing a tribute to saxophonist David Sanborn with Tilden Webb keyboards, Andreas Schuld electric guitar, Graham Clark electric bass, and Adam Cormier drums. Hip Pocket is performing songs written by David Sanborn and his longtime collaborator and producer, bassist Marcus Miller, from Sanborn’s solo albums recorded between 1975 and 1995.

David Sanborn is arguably the pioneer of smooth jazz saxophone along with Grover Washington Jr. and Sanborn’s distinctive alto saxophone sound and style has been hugely influential on the next generation of sax players. He combines jazz sensibilities with blues inflections to create an identifiable and emotional wail. He has won six GRAMMY awards, and has recorded eight gold and one platinum albums. In total, he has released 24 albums under his own name and appeared as a featured soloist and session musician on countless recordings including hit albums by David Bowie, The Eagles, James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, Steely Dan, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Eric Clapton, and The Rolling Stones.

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