The Musical Art Quintet: Chamber con Alma
December 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm| $15 - $20
The Musical Art Quintet, formed in 2008 during weekly jam sessions in the Mission, features the music of bandleader/composer/bassist Sascha Jacobsen. The MAQ’s modern compositions blend jazz harmony, world rhythms, and a chamber-music sensibility upon which the players of the quintet improvise.
Sascha Jacobsen – bass
Lewis Patzner – cello
Charith Premawardhana – viola
Anthony Blea – violin
Michelle Walther – violin
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Sascha Jacobsen has performed with Kronos Quartet, Tommy Igoe, Rita Moreno, Hugh Jackman, Martin Short, Mandy Patinkin & Patti LuPone, Marc Shaiman, Bonnie Raitt, Randy Newman, Josh Groban, Kristin Chenoweth, Andrew Lippa, Eddie Duran, Dave MacNab, Adam Theis, and Tim Weed. In addition, he has shared the stage with tango masters Raul Jaurena, Pepe Motta, Pablo Estigarribia, and Maria Volonte; flamenco greats Chuscales, Jose Luis Rodriguez, and Juanito Pascual; as well as Grammy-winning artists Mads Tolling and Tupac Mantilla. Sascha is in demand as a performer, composer, and arranger with commissions from the San Francisco Arts Council, San Jose Chamber Orchestra, San Jose Dance, San Jose Youth Symphony, Berkeley Youth Symphony and SF Friends of Chamber Music. He is also dedicated to teaching and has coached students at several schools.
Learn more: Website
Photo by: Zaque Eyn
Time: Doors 7:00PM / Show 7:30PM
Admission: $15-20 sliding scale
Tickets will not be sold in advance for this event – please arrive at the Red Poppy when doors open to purchase tickets.