Cover: $25 per person // Show: 7:30pm
Dennis Dreith 71 st Big Birthday Bash
Featuring the legendary Ellis Hall And special guest Sandra Booker
Dennis Dreith brings his contemporary 17-piece jazz ensemble to Vibrato’s featuring Ellis Hall and Sandra Booker. Dreith will be premiering new music including the new single release Can’t Stand It from Ellis Hall featuring the Dennis Dreith Band.
Dennis Dreith has had an illustrious career as a composer (The Punisher, Mobsters, The Shadow, Columbo), record producer (The O’Jays, The Tokens), and session musician (The Beach Boys, Leon Russell, Delbert McClinton). He has orchestrated and/or conducted scores for such pictures as Misery, Addams Family, Heart and Souls and A League of Their Own providing services for John Williams, Lalo Schifrin, Hans Zimmer, and many others. For this concert he has assembled an all-star ensemble of LA’s top session and jazz musicians.
Ellis Hall aka "The Ambassador of Soul" was the lead singer for Tower of Power, mentored by Ray Charles who signed Hall to his record label Crossover Records he has performed with Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, Natalie Cole, Patti LaBelle, Toby Keith, Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Bobby Womack, Sheila E, and Maurice White of Earth, Wind and Fire. He joins the Dreith Band in celebration of the release of their new single Can’t Stand It.
Sandra Booker Sandra Booker is an American jazz singer/songwriter. Highly respected for her virtuosic scat ability, and bold musical individuality. She has been the voice of major advertising campaigns including Coca-Cola and Ralph Lauren. She has performed, recorded and toured with such luminaries as Lalo Schifrin, Billy Higgins, Dado Maroni, Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, and many others. Sandra Booker’s Live from the Pasadena Conservatory of Music is set for release fall 2019.