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Critically acclaimed jazz trumpeter-composer Terence Blanchardwill be part of the celebration/performance of the music of jazz greats Miles David and Gil Evans at the Hollywood Bowl tonight Aug. 5. He will performing with jazz trumpeter Nicholas Payton, drummer Jimmy Cobb, bassist Christian McBride, drummer Peter Erskine, conductor Vince Mendoza, and Howard Johnson under the direction of Miles Evans.
The New Orleans native's most recent album release in 2007, is "A Tale of Godís Will (A Requiem For Katrina)," a tribute to his hometown and its residents. He won the best jazz instrumental solo Grammy last year for "BeBop."
Miles Davis/Gil Evans: Still Ahead, Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Hollywood 323.850.2000 Wednesday, 8 p.m. TICKETMASTER