We start off with a bang with the wonderful guitar act Sam Walker Plays Barney Kessel. Guitarist Sam Walker brings his group to the stage with an exciting musical tribute to the famed Barney Kessel. His group features David Williams on tenor sax, Kyp Green on bass, and Joe Carpenter on drums.
We head South to Cuba with Carlos Averhoff Jr. & Together Afro-Cuban Sextet featuring native Cuban saxophonist & composer Carlos Averhoff Jr. bringing his Afro-Cuban sound to Sammons Jazz. He is joined by Daniel Matthews on trumpet, Daniel Batista on bass, Christan Valdes on piano, Mauricio Upmann on congas, and Luis Avila on drums.
Sammons Jazz concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. in Meadows Hall; doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person or $45 for Sammons members. Admission includes complimentary valet parking, and beverages. All artists and programs subject to change.
Public sales open August 14, 2023