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May 26, 2011
Wynton Marsalis to perform in Grass Valley in June

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Wynton Marsalis is making a debut in the Sierra Foothills.

The famed trumpeter will appear at Grass Valley's Veteran's Memorial Auditorium with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra on June 17.

Also slated to appear in concert in Grass Valley will be noted pianist Joel Fan.

Fan will perform works by Liszt, Scriabin, and Ernesto Nazareth. His appearance will be anchored by his performance of Samuel Barber's Piano Sonata.

Fan is known for his work as the pianist for Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble. As a child prodigy, he made his debut playing with the New York Philharmonic at age 11.

Wynton Marsalis w. Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
WHEN: 8 p.m., June 17
WHERE: Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 255 South Auburn Street, Grass Valley,
COST: $45-$75
INFORMATION: (530) 273-3990;;

Joel Fan
WHEN: 2 p.m., June 19
WHERE: Seventh-day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Rd, Grass Valley
COST: $21
INFORMATION: (530) 273-3990;

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