Remembering Oscar Brown Jr. - Dwight Trible, feat. Maggie Brown
Giving Thanks Past and Present
If you've ever heard Oscar Brown Jr., you must be aware of his genius. He is a celebrated singer, songwriter, playwright, poet, civil rights activist and actor famous for such songs as All Blues, Dat Dere, The Snake and Watermelon Man to name a few.
Dwight Trible, a Southern California Jazz Legend, is one the many musicians who loved OscarDwight, a sublime singer and stylist in his own right, has crafted a heartfelt tribute to the singularly indullable artistry of Oscar Brown Jr.
Maggie Brown (Oscar's daughter) is an accomplished singer, songwriter, producer and educator. Chicago Tribune's Howard Reich says "Maggie embodies a powerful and passionate performance. She is one of the most fiercely committed artists in Chicago"
Oscar Brown Jr. was seen as the forerunner to socially-conscious performers like Gil Scott Heron. The Los Angeles Times described Oscar's work as "a mosaic of poetic musical images."
Dwight and company have chosen to present a mix of these musical images. They are really excited about putting a new twist on these rare gems and invite you to come along on this magical excursion!
*This concert is the first in a series sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts entitled, "Concerts and Conversations with Southern California Jazz Legends." Additional concerts in this series will feature: Hubert Laws, The Clayton Brothers with Ernie Andrews, Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band and the Alan Pasqua Trio.
Moss Theater at the Herb Alpert Educational Village (View)
3131 Olympic Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|