Stanford Jazz Orchestra: Fall Concert with alto saxophonist Eric Marienthal

Date and Time
Friday November 18th, 2022
Dinkelspiel Auditorium
471 Lagunita Drive, Stanford, CA 94305
About this event

Michael Galisatus directs the Stanford Jazz Orchestra's program with their special guest, alto saxophonist Eric Marienthal. He started his professional career in 1980 with famed New Orleans trumpeter Al Hirt. Eric later became a member of the famed Chick Corea Elektric Band. Other artists Eric has performed with include the Jeff Lorber Fusion, Elton John, Barbara Streisand, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick, Burt Bacharach, Aaron Neville, Johnny Mathis, Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour, George Duke, David Benoit, The Rippingtons, Patti Austin, Lou Rawls, The Yellowjackets, B.B. King, Ramsey Louis, Patti Labelle, Olivia Newton-John, and many others. He has performed in over 75 different countries, recorded 14 solo CDs, and has played on hundreds of records, films, television shows, and commercials. Eric was voted as being one of the year's "Favorite Alto Sax Players" in Jazziz Magazine's Reader's Poll.

Eric studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston with the legendary saxophone professor, Joe Viola. By the time he left Berklee, Eric had achieved the highest proficiency rating given by the school. In 1995, Eric was awarded the Berklee Distinguished Alumnus Award for outstanding achievements in contemporary music. Since 2015, Eric has maintained an online saxophone school with ArtistWorks.

free livestream of this event will be viewable here.

Admission information
Tickets now on sale at Stanford Ticket Office!

  • ADVANCE TICKETSGeneral $18 | Senior (65+) $13 | Non-Stanford Student $13
  • DAY-OF TICKETSGeneral $23 | Senior (65+) $18 | Non-Stanford Students $18
  • Free Stanford student tickets available one hour before curtain; please read Stanford Ticket Office's free ticket information.
  • Stanford University guidelines now state that masks are no longer required, but are strongly recommended. We encourage you to continue wearing masks for the comfort of our patrons, staff, and artists. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test will no longer be required. 
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