Jazz Night at the Crocker
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Sacramento’s longest-running summer jazz series offers unrivaled evenings of art and music on third Thursdays, June through September. This year's lineup was crafted from the melodic recommendations of Gary Vercelli, Capital Public Radio’s jazz music director.For the best seat in the house, bring your own chair.Members can purchase a series ticket and attend all four concerts for the price of three.
The Brazilian sound of Sandy Cressman will have you moving in your seat dreaming of the colors, spices, and electric energy of the Federative Republic's rich musical tradition. Upon her discovery of the genre, Cressman began to study Portuguese and the contemporary Brazilian song book. Of her brisk and alluring style, The San Francisco Observer exclaimed, “Cressman pours out her love for the delightfully sensuous and melodious Brazilian lyrics...”
Each jazz concert consists of two 45-minute sets separated by a 15-minute intermission. During intermission, attendees can enjoy Jazz Chats with Carolyne Swayze and special guests, an Art Spotlight Talk, visit the Crocker’s galleries or Museum Store, or grab dinner or drinks at the Crocker Cafe by Supper Club.
$12 Capital Public Radio Members
$24 Member Series Ticket
Purchase tickets by clicking the REGISTER button above or visiting the Museum admission desk. Limited tickets may be available at the Admission Desk the day of the concert.