DOWNEY - Guitarist Brandon Bernstein will perform with a jazz group Sept. 26 at First Presbyterian Church of Downey at 7:15 p.m.The jazz group will consist of Kate Reid on vocals, Ryan McGillicuddy on bass and Tim Pleasant on drums. They will perform many of the old jazz standards with their own unique take. Bernstein recently finished his doctorate degree in jazz from USC. He is currently an adjunct music faculty member at Cypress College, Chaffey College and Pasadena City College, where he lectures and teaches jazz guitar. Bernstein performs regularly throughout Los Angeles. Concert tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Advance tickets may be purchased at the church, located at 7th Street and Downey Avenue, or online at www.brownpapertickets.com. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the church's Kidz Konnection after school program.
********** Published: September 18, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 22