Eclectic offerings will include pieces by Charlie Parker, Beethoven and the premiere of veteran jazz artist David Benoit's flamenco-flavored new work, Dolores Del Carmen."
Watanabe will perform Charlie Parker With Strings," among other selections. Dolores Del Carmen," with soloist Romero, pays tribute to Benoit's late aunt, one of flamenco great Jos Greco's dancers, who became quadriplegic in later life.
Japan America Theatre in Los Angeles
Saturday June 7th