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Darryl Walker
Sings Al Jarreau
Performance of the Month

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The Hot Sardines
Live from MIM

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NEW! Artist's Studio
featuring Jeremy Siskind

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Tony DeSare
Live at the Strand
Performance of the Month

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Téka
New Bossa

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The Rick Tatum Group

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Bob Mintzer and
Russell Ferrante
Performance of the Month

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Sarah McKenzie Quintet
Monterey Jazz Festival

   On Demand Weekend

Laura Shaffer
The Noir Nightingale Quartet

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Calabria Foti and Bob McChesney
Festival of Arts

  

Festival of Arts
650 Laguna Canyon Rd
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Vocal sensation Calabria Foti and trombone virtuoso Bob McChesney brought their show to Festival of Arts for the first time this summer, performing music from Be-bop to Broadway!

Calabria Foti is a beautifully gifted artist who loves interpreting songs from the Great American Songbook and the Golden Age of Hollywood. Her highly acclaimed CDs can be heard on jazz and adult radio throughout the world. Her 2014 duet with Seth McFarlane, “Let’s Fall In Love”, received a GRAMMY award nomination. Also an accomplished violinist, Calabria created the jazz violin sound of Lisa Simpson on The Simpsons television show, performed the solo violin on PBS Great Performances, and for films Muppets Most Wanted, Sherlock Holmes, and others.

World-renowned trombonist Bob McChesney is a longtime mainstay in the music recording industry, having scored hundreds of films and television shows. A celebrated educator and clinician, he has spoken and performed at numerous Trombone and Jazz Education Conventions. One of Bob’s career highlights was co-producing with legendary entertainer Steve Allen what would be Allen’s last recording, entitled No Laughing Matter – The Bob McChesney Quartet plays the Music of Steve Allen. His more recent release “Chez Sez” can be heard on jazz stations around the globe.

The two artists, a husband and wife dynamic duo, share their love for the popular song and each other in a delightful evening of entertainment!

This performance was originally recorded on August 19, 2018, at Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA.
Vocal sensation Calabria Foti and trombone virtuoso Bob McChesney brought their show to Festival of Arts for the first time this summer, performing music from Be-bop to Broadway!

Calabria Foti is a beautifully gifted artist who loves interpreting songs from the Great American Songbook and the Golden Age of Hollywood. Her highly acclaimed CDs can be heard on jazz and adult radio throughout the world. Her 2014 duet with Seth McFarlane, “Let’s Fall In Love”, received a GRAMMY award nomination. Also an accomplished violinist, Calabria created the jazz violin sound of Lisa Simpson on The Simpsons television show, performed the solo violin on PBS Great Performances, and for films Muppets Most Wanted, Sherlock Holmes, and others.

World-renowned trombonist Bob McChesney is a longtime mainstay in the music recording industry, having scored hundreds of films and television shows. A celebrated educator and clinician, he has spoken and performed at numerous Trombone and Jazz Education Conventions. One of Bob’s career highlights was co-producing with legendary entertainer Steve Allen what would be Allen’s last recording, entitled No Laughing Matter – The Bob McChesney Quartet plays the Music of Steve Allen. His more recent release “Chez Sez” can be heard on jazz stations around the globe.

The two artists, a husband and wife dynamic duo, share their love for the popular song and each other in a delightful evening of entertainment!

This performance was originally recorded on August 19, 2018, at Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach, CA.