The Diablo Regional Arts Association’s Jazz at the Lesher Center returns this summer for its seventh incredible season. This extraordinary and diverse lineup awaits you!
Bria Skonberg with Wycliffe Gordon
July 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm & 8:00 pm
Hailed as one of the “most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation,” Bria Skonberg takes the Lesher stage with special guest Wycliffe Gordon.
Marcus Roberts’ The Modern Jazz Generation
August 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm & 8:00 pm
Pianist/composer Marcus Roberts has been hailed “the genius of the modern piano,” and he is presenting The Modern Jazz Generation, a community of like-minded musicians who love working together, on the Lesher stage.
August 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm & 8:00 pm
GRAMMY-winning pianist/singer/songwriter Eliane Elias, known for her distinctive and immediately recognizable musical style which blends her Brazilian roots and sensuous voice with her virtuosic instrumental jazz, classical and compositional skills, graces the Lesher stage.
Gerald Clayton Quintet with Ambrose Akinmusire & Dayna Stephens
August 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm & 8:00 pm
Pianist/composer Gerald Clayton, known for his musical narratives with harmonic curiosity and critical awareness, commands the Lesher stage with thrilling trumpeter, Ambrose Akinmusire, and bold saxophonist Dayna Stephens.