Courtesy Gary Selig
MANZANITA — The R.J. Marx Quartet plays the Hoffman Center for the Arts, 594 Laneda Ave., at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. Admission is $10.
Returning to Manzanita after their house concert last year, the quartet features a world-class frontline of saxophone and guitar exploring difficult and rarely-performed compositions of major jazz composers from the 1940s to ’70s, as well as traditional favorites.
Tenor saxophonist R.J. Marx, guitarist John Orr, drummer Dave Gager and bassist Joe Church deliver music that is buoyant, danceable, festive, lively and swingin’.
Their first recording was released earlier this year on the Bent Rabbit label. Check it out on the R.J. Marx Quartet fan page on Facebook.