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Concert View: Alexa Tarantino Quartet
Seeded by rockportmusic on 5 Dec 2020
Author: Rockport Music
Next up in the Rockport Music Concert View series is award-winning jazz saxophonist Alexa Tarantino and her quartet for an evening featuring inspiring works from her new album, Clarity. Tarantino—called "a one-woman wrecking crew" by Wynton Marsalis—is no stranger to Rockport as the native New Yorker has been heading the acclaimed Rockport Jazz Workshop for several years. PROGRAM :12 A Race Against Yourself 7:20 A Unified Front 16:07 Breaking Cycles by Levi Saelua 22:35 Thank You for Your Silence 30:18 Through 37:21 La Puerta by Luis Demetrio 45:50 Karma by Steven Feifke Unless indicated otherwise, all works are written by Alexa Tarantino. Rockport Music-Shalin Liu Performance Center Rockport, MA ABOUT ALEXA Alexa Tarantino is an award-winning, vibrant, young jazz saxophonist, woodwind doubler, composer, and educator. Alexa’s “lovely, ardent way of improvising,” and “sharply plotted but gracefully unencumbered straight-ahead jazz [compositions]” (G