It’s All About The Bass At MoMM

by The Editors on March 8, 2016

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Alphonso Johnson and his band will perform a special concert celebrating the bass on Saturday, March 12, 2015 at Carlsbad’s Museum of Making Music.

Alphonso is a master of both electric bass, upright bass, and Chapman Stick. His touring and performing credits include Santana, Weather Report, The Crusaders, Bob Weir, George Duke, Woody Herman Orchestra, Sergio Mendes, Wayne Shorter, Gregory Hines and En Vogue. His discography credits include albums with Woody Herman, Sarah Vaughan, Quincy Jones, Phil Collins and more. He is currently on faculty at USC Thornton School of Music.

The show starts at 7 PM, on Saturday, March 12, 2016 is costs $25 for general seating. The Museum of Making Music is located at 5790 Armada Dr, Carlsbad, California. For all the details, please follow the jump.

Legendary virtuoso bassist Alphonso Johnson performs this Saturday at MoMM!

This Saturday, the Museum of Making Music welcomes Alphonso Johnson and his band of premiere musicians for a special concert celebrating the bass!

Alphonso is a master of both electric bass, upright bass, and Chapman Stick. His touring and performing credits include Santana, Weather Report, The Crusaders, Bob Weir, George Duke, Woody Herman Orchestra, Sergio Mendes, Wayne Shorter, Gregory Hines and En Vogue. His discography credits include albums with Woody Herman, Sarah Vaughan, Quincy Jones, Phil Collins and more. He is currently on faculty at USC Thornton School of Music.

WATCH: Alphonso Johnson performs with George Duke, John Scofield, and Billy Cobham

For this event, Alphonso’s group features an impressive line-up of respected musicians including: Andrea Hammond (violin), Gary Fukushima (keyboards), Joey De Leon (percussion), Leslie Smith (vocals), Max Kutner (guitar), Michael Shapiro (drums), and Yukiko Matsuyama (koto).

Tickets:
$25 – General Seating; $30 – Premium Seating

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