World-renowned keyboardist and arranger, Dr. Scott Tibbs, joins Greg Parman and his All-Star Band for one night only at the OC Pavillion located in the heart of the Santa Ana Arts District. This night represents the first collaboration between these two musicians. The show will be held July 21st, 2007, with the performance beginning at 8:00 PM.
Scott Tibbs holds a Ph.D. in Music Composition from UCLA. He has performed with well-known artists such as Dizzy Gilespie, Bobby Shew, Chuck Findley, Eddie Lockjaw" Davis, Gary Pucket, Wayne Newton, Bob Hope, and Bill Cosby, to name a few. He has also worked with R&B and HipHop artists Beyonce Knowles (Destiny's Child) and Missy Elliot. Scott's film composition credits include projects for Fox, Disney, Warner Brothers and PBS. His music and playing can be heard on several recordings for Warner/Chapell, Polygram, Curb, and many jazz labels. He has conducted the London Symphony Orchestra and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Scott currently tours with the legendary drummer Omar Hakim (Weather Report and Sting).
Greg Parman leads the All-Star bands with his saxophones and flute. With over 20 years of professional experience on the saxophone, he has worked with One Nation (Latin), Mark Massey (pianist), Ron Kobayashi (pianist), Luis Villegas (Latin guitarist), Little Bill and the Blue Notes and Merrilee Rush ("Angel of the Morning"). Greg was featured on the One Nation album Las Ventanas that was honored with the 2004 Orange County Music Award for Best Latin - Contemporary. And, his work on the Chris Williams album Premodernism was recognized at the 2007 Orange County Music Awards for Best Latin. He has also performed at the Brea Jazz Festival and the Riviera Village Jazz Festival.
Greg has been referred to as one of Orange County 's best kept secrets. His voice on alto, tenor, and soprano saxophones is well-suited for a variety of music.
A limited number of seats are still available for this special concert. Ticket prices range from $25 to $35 and select seats are available in the orchestra and theater sections. Doors to the OC Pavilion will open at 5:00 PM, offering dinner reservations to the 5-star restaurant Ambrosia and appetizer and cocktail service in the Vault VIP Lounge. Tickets can be purchased at the OC Pavilion box office by calling 714-550-0550 or online at the website below.
The OC Pavilion is home to an intimate 529 person capacity theatre and the 5-star, world class restaurant Ambrosia. The Vault VIP Lounge is open before and after each theatre performance, offering appetizers, drinks and desserts featuring a live jazz trio. The Vault VIP Lounge, formerly a bank vault, retains its authenticity by keeping the original vault doors while incorporating the feel of an upscale lounge with custom leather seating, hightop pedestal tables, intricate art and romantic lighting.