At the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center
1310 11th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401 | Box Office: 310 434 3200
ACS: Allen, Carrington, Spalding - Batalla Opens

ACS: Allen, Carrington, Spalding - Batalla Opens

Geri Allen
Terri Lyne Carrington
Esperanza Spalding
Perla Batalla, opener

Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington and Esperanza Spalding are three of the most important female instrumentalists in current jazz. Formed out of their work together on Carrington’s Grammy Award winning album The Mosaic Project, the small ensemble stretches boundaries and revels in the art form. In response to their debut at New York’s legendary Village Vanguard, The Village Voice remarked, “the set’s expressionistic push-pull turned out to be a show of jazz fealty as disorienting as it was riveting.” The trio is elegant, experimental, and unquestionably bold.

Grammy-nominated Perla Batalla (pictured above right) will deliver a lively opening set.

Jazz and Blues at The Broad Stage made possible by a generous gift from Richard and Lisa Kendall.