Sunday, July 21, 2013

Louis van Taylor Saturday, July 27th 7:00 PM in the Amphitheater at Farnsworth Park

Louis van Taylor

Musician, woodwind specialist; sop, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones piccolo,c-flute, alto flute, B clarinet and bass clarinet: ewi, keyboards, additional instruments including c-melody sax and oboe birthplace: Salt Lake City Utah.

Education: Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, Salt Lake City Ut; Washington Elementary Los Angeles CA; Foshay Junior High Los Angeles CA, Washington Junior High Pasadena CA, Pasadena High School , CSLA 1972-2000 Senior Berklee School Of Music Correspondence Course, Pasadena City College

Teaching experience; USC School of Music Jazz Studies 1989-1997; Los Angeles Jazz Society Jazz in Schools Program 2000-2012; Playboy Jazz goes to Schools, William Grant School 2010-2012, and Theatre of Hearts Youth First Programs

Credits: Ray Charles Orchestra 1981-2007, The Gap Band, Gerald Wilson Orchestra 1987-present, Kool and the Gang 1996-1998; 2006-present, Carl Thomas, Eric Benet, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Little Anthony and the Imperials, The Chilites, The Manhattans, Mary Wilson, Freida Payne, Teena Marie, Cameo, Sheila E, Unwrapped Allstars, Jimmy Smith, Jimmy Witherspoon, Big Joe Turner, Maxine Weldon, Spanky Wilson, Carl Anderson, Ernie Andrews, Clayton Hamilton Orchestra, Stevie Wonder, Billy Vera Orchestra, Malo, The Coasters, Johnny Otis Revue, Stix Hooper, Marc Antoine, Fransico Aquabella, Poncho Sanchez, Henry Filo, The Funk Bros., Mariah Carey, Anthony Hamiliton, Smokey Robinson, Big Mountain, Little Richard, Bernard Ighner, Anthony Wilson Nonet, Patrice Rushen, Quincy Jones III, Amanda Marshall, Micheal Bolton, Norman Connors, Wayne Henderson, Mocir Santos, Frank Sinatra Jr.,Larry Dunn, Jeff Golub, Dave Stewart
Film credits: Hurricane, Nightmare on Elm St 3, Coneheads, What’s Love Got to Do with It, Nutty Professor, Bird, The Temptation Story, Life, The Kid, Naked Gun 3, Friday, Battlestar Galactica, Soul Men, etc…..

TV credits: Night Court, Murder She Wrote, Touched by an Angel, Seinfeld, Alley McBeal, Star Trek New Generation, Full House, Pirates of Silicon Valley, and Vegas.

Each year, the Summer Concert Series has been made possible by the generous support of our Sponsors. This year SSGA welcomes back a major sponsor, Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Additional major sponsors include Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, Rotary Club of Altadena, Monte Cedro, Athens Service, Toyota of Pasadena, El Patron Mexican Food Restaurant, All American Audio Visual, our own home town news source,, The Printworks and, Georgia Rutherford in memory of Don Rutherford. The Altadena Sheriff’s Station and Farnsworth Park are both hosting once again this year.

Produced by the Sheriff's Support Group of Altadena
Beer & wine sales by the Rotary Club of Altadena
Food service by El Patron Mexican Food Restaurant

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