Jazz Festival 2013 at the Ocean Institute

January 22, 2013 by  

Tickets are now on sale for the popular Jazz Festival which returns to the Ocean Institute next month.

Headlining the Gala Gourmet Dinner Show is Rick Braun and Friends and it will also feature Richard Elliot and Peter White. The dinner will include a cocktail reception four-course meal prepared by local chefs. Wine is provided by Pear Valley Vineyards.

Trumpeter Braun has been playing since childhood. He has won the Gavin Report’s Smooth Jazz Artist of the Year award twice. He is currently working on a Christmas Album with Mindi Abair and Peter White.

Braun excels in front of a live audience and excites audience members with his no holds barred saxophone playing. He released his first album in 1986 and released “The Best of Richard Elliot” in 2000.

The gala will be held from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm over the weekend of February 22 – 24. Friday tickets are $115 for general admission, $145 for premiere seating; Saturday tickets are $500 for individual seats; Sunday’s tickets are $120 for general seating and $150 for premiere seating. Group tickets are also available for Saturday and Sunday.

White will also perform in an encore performance on Sunday. He is an acoustic guitar player who combines classical guitar with jazz and pop to create a unique sound that appeals to a broad audience.

For more information, call (949) 496-2274. Stationery printing would be an excellent way to put the finishing touches on an elegant affair.