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Roni Ben-hur Quartet at Soka Jazz Festival at Soka Performing Arts Center

Rebecca uploaded this event on August 2, 2018


Soka Performing Arts Center
Soka Jazz Festival

1 University Dr
Aliso Viejo, CA


Sat, September 22, 2018
3:00 pm

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Due to issues pertaining to the visa process, Kornel Fekete-Kovacs will NOT be able to perform with us as planned. However, we are very pleased to present in his stead guitarist Roni-Ben-Hur who has been acclaimed as “sophisticated and lyrical” (New York Times) with “dazzling dexterity and tasteful elegance” (Washington Post).

Ben-Hur has earned a sterling reputation as a musician and educator, renowned for his golden tone, improvisational brilliance, and compositional lyricism. Eminent jazz critic Gary Giddins wrote in the Village Voice: “A limber and inventive guitarist, Ben-Hur keeps the modernist flame alive and pure, with a low flame burning in every note. . . . [He’s] a guitarist who knows the changes and his own mind.” The Israeli-born, New York City-based artist has recorded a dozen albums as leader or co-leader, and is praised as “a formidable and consummately lyrical guitarist” (TimeOut New York) with “crisp, fluid style” (New York Times)....

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