CalArts Capitol Sessions: The First 25 Years
Blue Note artist Ravi Coltrane is among the alumni of CalArts’ first Jazz CD to perform at reunion concert. | Photo: Daborah Feingold
CalArts, The Wild Beast
MUSIC: Celebrated jazz artists and CalArts alumni Ravi Coltrane, Ralph Alessi, Peter Epstein, James Carney and Darek Oles reunite for a special outdoor concert to mark the 25th anniversary of the annual CalArts Jazz Program recording made at iconic Capitol Studios in Hollywood. All five headliners had appeared on the inaugural “CalArts Jazz CD,” which in 1990 began the unprecedented long-term collaboration between a major label and an educational institution. Opening for Coltrane, Alessi and company are students drawn from the Jazz Program’s current ranks, performing an eclectic selection of new original compositions from the 2014 edition of the CalArts Jazz CD.
California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)
24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355-2340
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Admission is FREE. Reservations are recommended.