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Grammy nominated saxophonist and flautist Najee

Date/Time

Feb 16, 2019
08:00 PM until 10:00 PM

Description

The Multi-Platinum & Grammy Nominated saxophonist and flautist, is back with his new album “Poetry In Motion” featuring: Incognito, Will Downing, Eric Roberson, Maysa, Bobby Lyle & Blake Aaron.

Grammy nominated saxophonist and flautist, Najee has made a career following his heart and keen musical intuition by pushing musical boundaries, all of which have made him an international pioneer in the music industry. Having collaborated with everyone in the music business from Prince, Quincy Jones to Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan and Herbie Hancock, Najee’s technical agility, grace, compositional prowess, unbridled passion and fearless genre bending have made him one of the most sought after musicians of his generation. With two Platinum and four Gold albums under his belt, Najee is an icon whose musical vision spawned an entire new genre by fusing the music close to his heart (R&B and Jazz). https://www.najeeofficial.com/

Blake Aaron was named “a genius on the guitar” by the Los Angeles Times and “a guitar player’s guitarist” by Critical Blast. He launched his career as an L.A. studio musician/sideman and has recorded and/ or performed with artists such as Philip Bailey (Earth Wind and Fire), Sheila E., Frank Stallone, Bobby Womack and Carlos Santana (Womack-Save the Children), The Gap Band, Ronnie Laws, Keiko Matsui, Najee, Warren Hill and many others.

A first call TV & Film Session Guitarist, Aaron has worked for a laundry list of television shows such as 15 years with Fox’s “MAD TV,” Steven Seagal’s “Half Past Dead 2,” “Super Dave Osborne”, “The Next Best Thing” (ABC), and “The Ben Stiller Show” (FOX).

Blake Aaron has scored several Top Five Billboard airplay hits with his current #1 Billboard single, “Groovers and Shakers,” which has been in the Top 5 for 3 months and counting, his 2017 hit, “VIVID,” his Latin flavored single “Encantadora,” featuring saxophonist Najee, the soulful jazz tune “You’re The One For Me,” featuring vocalist Spencer Day, the slamming, brass fired old school jam “Groove-O-Matic.” and “Wes Side Story,” a soul jazz excursion and tribute to the great Wes Montgomery. http://www.blakeaaron.com/

Cost

$65 - $100

Location

View map Empress Theatre
330 Virginia St.
Vallejo, CA

Additional Information

Sponsor

Empress Theatre

Phone

707-552-2400

Contact name

box office

Contact email

contact@empresstheatre.org

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