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Jazz legend David Sanborn to appear at the Clarion on Jan. 21

Jazz legend David Sanborn to appear at the Clarion on Jan. 21

Tue Jan 10, 2017

The New Year brings more jazz to The Clarion at Brazosport College as David Sanborn performs with the Brazosport Jazz Orchestra on Saturday, Jan. 21.

Sanborn, who will take the stage at 7:30 p.m., is one of the most commercially successful and influential saxophonists in the country. His signature blend of pop, blues and crossover styles has made him a favorite on smooth jazz radio for more than four decades.

During his career, Sanborn has released 24 albums, won six Grammy Awards and has earned eight Gold albums and one Platinum album. He’s performed, collaborated or toured with with some of the music industry’s biggest names, including Albert King, Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, the Rolling Stones, Paul Simon, Eric Clapton, James Taylor, Luther Vandross, Jack DeJohnette, Bill Frisell, Charlie Hayden, Wallace Roney and Kenny Barron, to name only a few.

The Brazosport Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Richard Birk, is a professional big band, jazz band made up of music educators and musicians from the Brazosport and greater-Houston areas.

The Jan. 21 show is sponsored by CHI St. Luke’s Health Brazosport.

Tickets for the show are $45 for adults, $40 for seniors and Brazosport College employees, and $10 for students and children.

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the Clarion Box Office at (979) 230-3156 or online at www.brazosport.edu/clarion.