Max Weinberg Opens Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Summer Jazz Series
The longest running jazz series in the country at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach debuts on June 25 with astounding Max Weinberg, the long-time drummer for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and Conan O’Brien’s lead/band drummer since 1993. Following Weinberg’s performance are 14revered jazz acts embodying exceptionally talented vocalists,songwriters and multi-instrumentalists.
“This year’s outstanding group of performers showcase a range of jazz sonance from traditional to contemporary and smooth jazz, to R&B and big band, ” said Event Producer and Promoter Jim “Fitz” Fitzgerald of Wendy Jayne Productions,Inc. “Max will open the series performing swinging arrangements of material from Bruce Springsteen, Beatles, Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Frank Sinatra, and more.”
Weinberg has performed with the likes of Paul McCartney, Sting, Tom Jones, Ringo Starr, Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry,Little Richard, Bono of U2, and Levon Helm. He has also has performed in the East Room of the White House with the Navy Big Band the Grammy Awards, and the televised Presidential Inaugural Galas. He also served as the music director for Comic Relief starring Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, and Billy Crystal in 1998.
Following are the show dates and performers:
Max Weinberg Big Band with 12 piece Horn Section
Sax Pack – Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole & Jackiem Joyner with Nick Colionne
Norman Brown’s Summer Storm with Phil Perry, Jessy J & Brenda Russell
Mindi Abair with Special Guest Keb Mo
Guitars and Saxes with Gerald Albright, Kirk Whalum Jeff Golub& Peter White
Bobby Caldwell with 14 piece Big Band
Special Guest TBA
Special Guests TBA
Euge Groove with Special Guests Paul Brown & Marc Antoine
Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at www.SummerJazzSeries.com
or by calling the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach box office at (949)