Josh Nelson "The Discovery Project"

Grand Annex
Saturday, May 9, 2015
8:00 PM

Advance online & phone sales are closed.  Tickets available at the door.  Doors open for Master Class at 4:15pm. Doors open for Concert at 7:30pm.
Pianist, composer, bandleader, Josh Nelson is a young leader in the LA jazz scene.  Included in his many accolades, he is a Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition semi-finalist, and a recipient the Louis Armstrong Award and the John Philip Sousa Award.
Nelson returns to the Annex with his "Discovery Project," an original production which combines sophisticated live music with early science fiction film imagery.  
Josh is offering a pre-concert improv workshop for student jazz musicians.  
Open to students with ID
Saturday, May 9, 2015 | 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM | Grand Annex
$15.00 workshop only/$20 at the door | $30 workshop & concert/$35 at the door
Though packed with nods to the vintage sci-fi of H.G. Wells and Jules Verne both in song titles and an eye-catching cover, the [Discoveries]album feels grounded in the now, with ... a gracefully ambitious compositional voice - Chris Barton, LA Times
There’s a lightness in Nelson’s touch reminiscent of Red Garland, an Oscar Peterson dazzle to his technique...
- Perry Tannenbaum, Jazz Times Magazine
General Admission $20 adv/$25 door
Cabaret Table Seat $25 adv (subject to availability)
VIP Deck $30 adv includes 1 concession coupon (subject to availability)
Select your seat choice and one of San Pedro's fine eateries:
San Pedro Brewing Company or The Whale & Ale
Cabaret Seat & Dining in Town Option $45
VIP Deck & Dining in Town Option $50