Get ready for a summer of great jazz!

“We’ve witnessed the start of something big. . . .”
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“A newcomer unselfconsciously wearing star quality like a halo. . . .”
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Andrea Motis Quintet

with Ken Peplowski and the SJW 50/50 Jazz Orchestra

July 13, 8:00 PM

Dinkelspiel Auditorium

General Admission

$18 student & youth / $52 / $62

SJW Members

$15 student & youth / $46 / $56

Ticket prices include all fees; what you see is what you pay.


Andrea Motis, trumpet and vocals
Ken Peplowski, clarinet
Joan Chamorro, saxophone
Ignasi Terraza, piano
Esteve Pi, drums
Josep Traver, guitar

SJW 50/50 Jazz Orchestra
Mary Fettig, Markus Howell, alto saxophones
Kristen Strom, tenor saxophone
John Worley, Ally Albrecht, Louis Fasman, trumpets
Mara Fox, Jeannie Geiger, trombones
Adi Meyerson, bass

About Andrea Motis and Ken Peplowski

Barcelona-bred rising star Andrea Motis returns to SJW with her astonishing trumpet and vocal talent, joined by of the world’s greatest clarinetists, the sultan of swing himself, Ken Peplowski. Accompanying these two jazz virtuosi is the SJW 50/50 Jazz Orchestra, a new ensemble made up of women and men who are among the top jazz artists in the Bay Area.

Sponsored by Bob Allen and Adam & Rachel Paley.

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