3rd Annual Oceanside Jazz Fest

MCC Jazz Ensemble with Carmen Grillo, Reggie Hamilton and Dan Fornero

Directed by Steve Torok

MiraCosta College Theatre

1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside

Saturday, March 28 • 7:30 p.m.
General admission, $15; students/seniors, $10

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MiraCosta College will host the 3rd Annual Oceanside Jazz Festival October 27-28. The MiraCosta College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Steve Torok, will close the festival Saturday night with a special performance featuring three world class guest musicians. Bassist Reggie Hamilton, guitarist Carmen Grillo, and trumpeter Dan Fornero will be featured with the band. All three are first call Los Angeles session and touring musicians, and have performed with a truly extraordinary list of jazz and pop musicians including Stevie Wonder, Phil Collins, Barbara Streisand, Whitney Huston, Tina Turner, Tower of Power, Gladys Knight, Jennifer Lopez, Brian Setzer, Neil Diamond, Eric Marienthal, Billy Childs, Gordon Goodwin, and so many others. Please visit their web sites (linked to their names above) for more info. MCC Frequency Vocal Jazz, directed by Matt Falker, will open the concert.

All three guests will present a FREE instrumental clinic in the MCC Theatre at 2 PM on Saturday, March 28. Please bring your instruments! The clinic will be followed by an open rehearsal with the MCC Jazz Band. Interested musicians are welcome to stay and observe the rehearsal.

For more info about the festival please see the MiraCosta College Press Release describing the festival.