Where: Poppy Hills Golf Course, 3200 Lopez Rd, Pebble Beach, CA
When: Monday, November 7, 6:30PM
Featuring: Le Boeuf Brothers, Monterey Jazz Festival alumni
Join us for great music, tasty BBQ and a memorable evening benefiting Monterey Jazz Festival’s year-round education programs. Hosted by Monterey Jazz Festival and MJF Ambassador Diane Mitchella.
Tickets $75 each
The Le Boeuf Brothers (pianist Pascal and saxophonist Remy) are from Santa Cruz, Calif. and frequently tour internationally. They have performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Umbria Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival, the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, and Lincoln Center. Both Remy and Pascal were selected to MJF’s Next Generation Jazz Orchestra between 2002 and 2004.
Their recent accolades include Independent Music Awards for Best Jazz Album and Best Eclectic Album in 2015, New Jazz Works Commissions from Chamber Music America (2011 and 2015), a Van Lier Fellowship in 2010, an Astral Grant from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts in 2008, first place in the International Songwriting Competition in 2010, and numerous honors from the ASCAP foundation.
"...emotion, suspense and musical intricacy..." —Monterey County Weekly
Remy has performed as a sideman with Grammy Award-nominated and winning saxophonists Donny McCaslin and Bob Mintzer. He has also received commissions from the Jerome Foundation and Chamber Music America. Pascal frequently tours with his trio featuring bassist Linda Oh and Justin Brown, and has played as support for D’Angelo’s Black Messiah tour. Remy was selected to the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra from 2002-2004.
Pascal’s most recent accomplishments include a 2016 FROMM Commission from Harvard University, the 2015 ASCAP Foundation Johnny Mandel Prize, Independent Music Awards in Jazz, Eclectic and Electronica categories, various commissions from Lincoln Center in collaboration with HAL. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Music Composition at Princeton University as a Naumburg Doctoral Fellow. Pascal was selected to the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra in 2004.
The Le Boeuf Bothers latest project, imaginist, was released on October 14, 2016, and is a collaboration with JACK Quartet, one of New York’s premier string ensembles, and includes a piece based on Franz Kafka's short story, "A Dream" narrated by actor Paul Whitworth. Past projects include Remixed (2013); In Praise of Shadows (2011); and House Without a Door (2009).