Arts

Grammy winner Mark Lettieri and his group play jazz, rock in free concert at CSMA

Grammy-winning guitarist Mark Lettieri and his group play a free show of instrumental rock and jazz at the Community School of Music and Arts on Jan. 21. Courtesy Community School of Music and Arts.

The Mark Lettieri Group, led by three time Grammy-winning guitarist and composer Mark Lettieri plays instrumental rock and jazz in a free concert at the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA), Saturday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Lettieri, who grew up in the Bay Area, is known for his work with the instrumental bands Snarky Puppy and The Fearless Flyers. He will be joined onstage by his ensemble, drummer Jason “JT” Thomas (also of Snarky Puppy), bassist Wes Stephenson and drummer Daniel Porter.

The quartet weaves elements of energetic funk and soul into their songs, which feature plenty of improvisation as well as some dynamic solos.

The Mark Lettieri Group performs Saturday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m at Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. For more information, visit arts4all.org.

Help sustain the local news you depend on.

Your contribution matters. Become a member today.

Join

Follow Mountain View Voice Online on Twitter @mvvoice, Facebook and on Instagram @mvvoice for breaking news, local events, photos, videos and more.

Grammy winner Mark Lettieri and his group play jazz, rock in free concert at CSMA

by Palo Alto Weekly staff / Palo Alto Weekly

Uploaded: Fri, Jan 20, 2023, 10:00 am

The Mark Lettieri Group, led by three time Grammy-winning guitarist and composer Mark Lettieri plays instrumental rock and jazz in a free concert at the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA), Saturday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Lettieri, who grew up in the Bay Area, is known for his work with the instrumental bands Snarky Puppy and The Fearless Flyers. He will be joined onstage by his ensemble, drummer Jason “JT” Thomas (also of Snarky Puppy), bassist Wes Stephenson and drummer Daniel Porter.

The quartet weaves elements of energetic funk and soul into their songs, which feature plenty of improvisation as well as some dynamic solos.

The Mark Lettieri Group performs Saturday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m at Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. For more information, visit arts4all.org.

Comments

There are no comments yet. Please share yours below.

Post a comment

In order to encourage respectful and thoughtful discussion, commenting on stories is available to those who are registered users. If you are already a registered user and the commenting form is not below, you need to log in. If you are not registered, you can do so here.

Please make sure your comments are truthful, on-topic and do not disrespect another poster. Don't be snarky or belittling. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

See our announcement about requiring registration for commenting.