Firehouse 12 • 45 Crown Street • New Haven, CT 06510 • 203.785.0468

Julian Lage Group
Part of the 2009 Spring Jazz Series
Friday, March 20, 2009
8:30p $15 The on-line box office is closed.
Please call (203) 785-0468 for tickets.
10:00p $10 The on-line box office is closed.
Please call (203) 785-0468 for tickets.
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Aristides Rivas : cello
Ben Roseth
Jorge Roeder : bass
Julian Lage : guitar
Tupac Mantilla : percussion

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This concert is part of a Special Season Ticket. Click here for details.

Julian Lage looks at his future from the front rank of performers of his generation – a composer, arranger and guitarist, who delights and inspires musicians and fans alike. Lage’s virtuosity is only part of what makes him such a formidable artist; he also possesses broad musical wisdom, sophistication and wit.

Julian has come a long way from the eight-year-old guitar-playing prodigy who was the focus of the Oscar-nominated documentary, Jules At Eight. He has played on two Grammy-nominated albums by Taylor Eigsti and Nnenna Freelon. He was Jazz legend Gary Burton’s “latest guitar find” in his Next Generation Quintet, placing him in good company with Burton’s other guitar discoveries – Pat Metheny, John Scofield and Larry Coryell.

Julian has elicited praise from some of the most respected artists in contemporary music. Herbie Hancock says he plays with such “heart, mind, and soul”, and asked, “Where did you learn this so early in life?”

Listen to music from Julian’s debut album, SOUNDING POINT here.

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