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Leisure 7 Boptet

August 31, 2022 @ 8:00 pm

$10 – $20

Tabard Theatre announces the debut of Leizure 7 Boptet on Wednesday, August 31 at 8pm. This 7-piece hard bop/soul jazz ensemble brings dynamic and intriguing jazz featuring bluesy melodies and soulful rhythms. The show will be available both to attend in-person and to livestream from home. For those unable to experience the concert live, the high-quality multi-camera recording will also be available On-Demand for 30 days following the show. Single tickets for the show are $10 for General Admission and $20 for reserved Cabaret seating. Proof of vaccination is required for in-person patrons. Vaccine cards will be checked at the door. Masking is encouraged but not required.

Mostly comprising members of San Jose’s premiere jazz orchestra Nineteen,  Leizure 7 was born during the months long pandemic lockdown. The project started as a way for these musicians to “work out” their jazz muscles from home: a Blue Mitchell transcription here, a Clifford septet transcription there, the discovery of all the Birth of the Cool arrangements in one book, and before long there was a setlist with no band to play it. Leizure 7 plays the dynamic, intriguing tunes you don’t hear at the cocktail lounge: that 3rd track on the miscellaneous Art Blakey album that always catches your ear, works from Lee Morgan to Hank Mobley to Oliver Nelson and beyond.

LEIZURE 7 Boptet features  Bob Aron on keys, Tom Wieske on drums, Randy Barber on Bass, Eric Raeburn on Alto & Tenor Sax, James Pascual on Tenor & Bari Sax, Lorenzo Perez on Trumpet, and CJ Posner on Trombone.


August 31, 2022
8:00 pm
$10 – $20
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Tabard Theatre Company
29 N San Pedro St
San Jose, CA 95110 United States
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