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Richard Elliot Jazz Concert

June 24 @ 8:00 pm

The Ludlow Garage

$35 – $65
Richard Elliot
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See jazz saxophonist Richard Elliot live at the Ludlow Garage.

 

Richard Elliot, who has also successfully moonlighted as a software engineer, has a laser-like focus and creative vision that knows no bounds. The chart-topping saxophonist and pioneering Contemporary Jazz musician’s instantly recognizable trademark tenor has afforded him the opportunity to work with everyone from Smokey Robinson, Bonnie Raitt and The Temptations to Dave Koz, Tower of Power and Gerald Albright, to name a few.

On January 29, 2021, Richard Elliot offers the perfect antidote to a year wrought with challenges and setbacks. Authentic Life is the Scottish-born, LA-raised saxophonist’s Shanachie debut – his first new album in five years. It’s an inspiring collection comprised mostly of originals that speak to Elliot’s optimistic outlook on life.

At the age of eleven, Richard Elliot discovered his calling in his junior high school jazz band led by baritone saxophonist John McGruder, a studio musician and Don Ellis’ band alumnus. Around this time, he also heard two tenor men who would turn his world upside down, Grover Washington Jr. and Dexter Gordon. In the 80s Elliot became a touring member of the soul-funk outfit Tower of Power. He released his debut solo album, Trolltown, in 1986, and shortly thereafter he began a fruitful relationship with Bruce Lundvall and was signed to Blue Note Records.

Elliot has released more than 20 albums as a leader, his most recent being 2016’s Summer Madness and has scored more than 20 Top 10 Smooth Jazz singles and #1 Contemporary Jazz albums including On The Town, Soul Embrace, After Dark, and Jumpin’ Off. His 2013 collaboration with saxophonists Dave Koz Gerald Albright and Mindi Abair, Summer Horns, was Grammy-nominated. A crowd-pleasing favorite on the festival circuit, Elliot has also garnered wide praise for his all-star touring attraction West Coast Jam which includes longtime collaborators.

 

 

Tickets to Richard Elliot:

Tickets range from $35 – $65.

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Parking:

On-street and lot parking are often available on and near Ludlow Avenue and behind the Clifton Plaza (and next to The Clifton Market.) Use the Cincy EZ Park App to pay for parking as appropriate.

 

Kitchen Hours:

The kitchen will be open from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. on the date of this performance. A CincySaver discount is also available.

 

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Date:
June 24
Time:
8:00 pm
Cost:
$35 – $65
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Venue

The Ludlow Garage
342 Ludlow Ave
Cincinnati,OH45220United States
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Phone:
(513) 861-7625
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