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Live Jazz Dinner with Tony Lindsay

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Cetrella Live Jazz Dinner with Tony Lindsay

CETRELLA LIVE JAZZ DINNER
Saturday, June 15, 2019
6:30-9:30 PM
cover charge $15 | complimentary guest parking behind restaurant

Tony Lindsay vocal | Peter Horvath piano | Gary Brown bass | Michael O'Neill saxophone and bandleader

DISCOGRAPHY Listen To Tony Lindsay

Something Beautiful Album

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Tony Lindsay Album

For 25 years as the lead vocalist for Santana, Tony Lindsay garnered 11 Grammy awards, traveled on several world tours and recorded on seven CDs: Milagro, Supernatural, Shaman, Ceremony, Food for Thought, Ultimate Santana and Multi-Dimensional Warrior. Tony has become a regular performer for The Golden State Warriors (NBA), The San Francisco 49ers, The San Francisco Giants and The San Jose Sharks, singing The National Anthem. Tony continues to perform with the first band he formed - Spangalang - who have opened for Curtis Mayfield, Tower of Power, Gerald Albright, Jr. Walker and the Average White Band. He was also one of four singers who traveled with "Dancing with the Stars," the road tour version of the popular TV Dance show. Other bands that Tony helped form and still performs with are The Soul Soldiers, Black Magic, and the Ray Charles Project.

Born in Budapest, Hungary, Peter Horvath attended the Bela Bartok Conservatory of Music. At age 17, he won the National Jazz Combo Competition in Hungary and two years later moved to Austria to attend the Vienna Conservatory of Music. In 1983, Peter moved to the United States, where he studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He has since performed, recorded and toured nationally and worldwide with Bobby Hutcherson, Joe Henderson, Richie Cole, Ernie Watts, Eddie Henderson, Charles McPherson, Benny Maupin, the Victor Bailey Group, Lenny White, Arturo Sandoval, Randy Brecker, Marcus Miller, Bob Mintzer, Bob Sheppard, Craig Handy, Pete Escovedo and the Oakland Symphony. Peter is currently on faculty at the California Jazz Conservatory, Saint Mary’s College of California and Stanford Jazz Consortium.

Bassist, Gary Brown, was born into a family of musicians and by his eleventh birthday he was already performing in jazz bands with his two brothers and his father, jazz trumpeter Wilbert Brown. In the past 20 years Gary has toured extensively in the United States, Europe, Asia ,South America and the Middle East where he has recorded and shared the stage with Flora Purim & Airto, Pharaoh Sanders, Jeff Beal, Steve Winwood, Narada Michael Walden, Dianne Reeves, Lou Rawls , Ernie Watts, John Lucien, Torninho Horta , Eddie Henderson , Joyce, Alex Acuna, Dori Caymmi, George Duke, Roy Ayres ,Oscar Castro Neves , Lyle Mays, Giovanni Hidalgo, Mike Shrieve, Paul McCandles, Alphonse Mouzon, Andy Narrell, Pete and Sheila (Sheile E.) Escovedo, Jose Neto Quartet. As a member of Terra Sul he composed and co-produced their CD "Kindness of Strangers" (Motown jazz label MOJazz). In addition to the co-writing and arranging Gary also shares the producer credits with drummer Celso Alberti for recording artist Zaza's ambitious CD "Book of Kings”. Currently dividing his time between performing with Flora Purim & Airto, and the Rebeca Mauleon Group, Gary continues to compose, perform and produce for various artists.

Michael O'Neill, a San Diego native, began studying clarinet at an early age. His first mentor was his neighbor, the great jazz and studio drummer, John Guerin. After the usual involvement with school bands and orchestras, Michael did a stint in the Air Force Band. In college, while majoring in Biology, he minored in music studying composition and arranging as well as jazz performance. After a brief career in science, Michael returned to music full time, studying saxophone with the great Joe Henderson while playing in dance bands, salsa bands and doing local jazz gigs. During this time Michael became interested in composition and formed groups to perform his original material, a trend that is ongoing today. Besides jazz composition, Michael’s interests have taken him into orchestral and ethnic musical forms. In the 1980's he began writing music for documentaries and television for which he now has a long list of credits. Jazz performance residencies as leader include 13 years at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon bay, 7 years at Cetrella Half Moon Bay and 6 years at the Hotel Sofitel in Redwood Shores. Michael has performed and/or recorded with Idris Muhammad, Joe Locke, Michael Wolff, Giacomo Gates, Geoffrey Keezer, Maria Muldaur, Eddie Fisher, Rodney Jones, Kim Nalley, Jackie Ryan, Tony Lindsay, Margie Baker, Faye Carol, Brenda Boykin, Jeff Chambers, Rob Schneiderman, Mark Levine, Frank Jackson, and many others.The Michael O'Neill Quintet featuring the great vocalist, Kenny Washington, has headlined the Monterey Jazz Festival, San Jose Jazz Festival, the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, SF Jazz, the Blue Note in Napa, Jazz at Pearl’s, Oakland and San Francisco Yoshi’s, Anna’s Jazz Island, the Jazz on the Hill Festival, the Oakland Art and Soul Festival, the San Jose Jazz Society Concert Series and many others.

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Program

Performers

Tony Lindsay

Vocalist

Gary Brown

Bassist

Michael O'Neill

Saxophonist and Bandleader