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Bevan Manson with Vivian Mason

December 8, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 47 South Oak Street, Ventura, CA

Namba’s Sunday Jazz Matinee Series:

Bevan Manson performs with special guest, Vivian Mason

Ventura’s own Bevan Manson, exceptionally accomplished Composer, Educator and Pianist is joined by Santino Tafarella on Bass along with Brad Dutz on Percussion. Bevan has been featured at the Montreux Jazz Festival, commissioned to write music for the L.A. Chamber Orchestra and worked with Tierney Sutton, Chuck Findley, Bob Sheppard and Ron Jones’ L.A. Big Band. Brad has produced over 30 CDs as a leader, composed for dance, theatre, film, television, written three books and recorded with Vinny Golia, Kim Richmond and many others. Santino has performed with Bruce Forman, Bob Mintzer, Steve Haas, Sal Crocker, Mahesh Balasooriya and Kait Dunton.

Nationally recognized singer Vivian Mason is a versatile entertainer who has performed at clubs, concerts, festivals, and in film and television. She has toured across the country from San Francisco to New York. During this hour-long performance, Mason will perform a selection of jazz standards and Broadway show tunes. Stop by to enjoy some great music as you kick off your weekend!

Namba’s Sunday Jazz Matinee starts at 2:00pm with a $10 admission.

Here’s a vintage 1994 video that shows who Bevan really was back in his New England days:

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