Saturdays @ Vibrato
An evening of classic jazz instrumentals
Featured Artist: Mann Sextet
Show Times: 7pm, 9pm, and 10:15pm
A $20 cover charge applies after 9pm.
The Mann Sextet is a veteran, top level jazz outfit with a solid front line, and a Grammy winning rhythm section. Music director/arranger is Paul McDonald on keys, Grammy winner Kevin O'Neal on bass, Grammy nominee Sammy K on drums, Duane Benjamin on bone/arrangements, Dan Heffernan on tenor sax/reeds, Ed Mann, leader, on trumpet/flugelhorn. The band members are all-stars with credits that range from Aretha Franklin, The Conan O'Brien Show on TBS to the 2018 Playboy Jazz Festival, to Burt Bacharach. Two of our members run their own bands. We've gigged throughout the Los Angeles area, including Catalina Bar and Grill, Typhoon, Jazz at the Rad, private parties such as Don Rickles 89th and in September, we're back at Vibrato Grill and Jazz
Ed has been featured as a soloist in big bands throughout LA, including those led by Woody James, Danny Pucillo, Psych!, Kenny Shroyer, Craig Kupka, Rex Merriweather, and Larry Robison. He's been featured on a number of film soundtracks and CDs. As a teen he played for Frank Sinatra’s induction as a Scopus Award winner, toured Europe, and became a member of Cheyanne which was signed by Casablanca Records. As a soloist, he’s a Conn-Selmer/Bach Stradivarius endorsing artist.