The SLO County Jazz Federation is excited to present two-time Grammy-winning saxophonist Ernie Watts and his Quartet on Saturday night, January 18, at the Unity Concert Hall (1130 Orcutt Road; SLO). Ernie Watts has been featured on over 500 recordings with artists ranging from Cannonball Adderley, Marvin Gaye, Frank Zappa and Charlie Haden. In addition to playing with the Johnny Carson band for 20 years, his quartet has toured internationally for over 25 years. His touring quartet appearing in San Luis Obispo will feature Ernie with Marc Seales on piano, Bruce Lett on bass and Bob Leatherbarrow on drums.
The concert starts at 7:30 pm with doors opening at 7 pm. Advance tickets are highly recommended and are priced at $30 general admission and $20 for members. Tickets are available at my805tix.com or at Boo Boo Records in SLO. For more information, see www.slojazz.org or call 805-543-1200.