Danny Janklow ft/ Alita Moses
Sunday, August 22$15 – $30
Theo Croker Sessions
ALITA MOSES (vocals)
PAUL CORNISH (piano)
JONATHAN PINSON (drums)
ERIC WHEELER (bass)
DANNY JANKLOW (sax)
Seating times: 6:00pm & 8:00pm
“When one considers the outstanding young jazz musicians in LA who are most likely to move the music forward, alto saxophonist Danny Janklow is in front of the pack.” – Los Angeles Times.
Grammy winning saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer Danny Janklow is quickly gaining international recognition for his soulful and innovative musical voice. His heart-felt, passionate, and highly energetic music has reached and inspired thousands of listeners from Japan to Holland to Mexico. With over 100,000 online followers, over 1.3M streams and over 2.5M video views, he has amassed a global following.
Danny has toured and recorded with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, Jason Moran, Herbie Hancock, Gregory Porter, Wayne Shorter, George Benson, Jose James, Wynton & Branford Marsalis, Benny Golson, John Beasley, Ben Williams, Jason Moran, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Bill Holman Big Band, Jimmy Heath and other top artists.
Danny had released two critically acclaimed recordings with his Elevation Band. His debut album “Elevation” garnered rave reviews by the LA Times, Downbeat, and others. It maintained a top position for over 16 weeks on JazzWeek Charts, and the track “Philaphornia” remained at #1 on Spotify’s jazz chart playlist for 12 weeks. His second release “Worlds Collide” continued to attract critical acclaim and global listeners. He will soon release his first live album.
Janklow is renowned for his live performances, often described as “emotionally charged” and “vibrant celebrations,” leaving his listeners wanting more.
Singer, songwriter and entertainer — and the youngest ever winner of the 2014 Shure Montreux Jazz Vocal competition —Alita Moses has performed with Al Jarreau, Chris Botti, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jacob Collier, and many others. She has appeared on the Late Show with Colbert, with the Christian McBride Big Band, and with Al Jarreau at festivals. Having toured Europe and the international festival circuit, Alita has earned a world-wide reputation of bringing a natural warmth to every stage. She astounds audiences with grace, soul, and a musical maturity beyond her years. “Music is a beautiful tool and power that changes lives and breaks barriers!”