• Sep 9, 2018 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
  • Location: The Gardens at Heather Farm
  • Latest Activity: Oct 30

Don't miss a Sunday evening of swing, bop, blues and bossa as Bay Area bassist and bandleader, Tom Lilienthal, brings sensational jazz vocalist, Jennifer Lee and an all-star quartet to The Gardens at Heather Farm's Summer Concert Series.

Vocalist extraordinaire Jennifer Lee has played many of the Bay Area's best jazz clubs. Whether doing classic songbook tunes or eclectic Brazilian ballads, she impresses audiences with her smooth, sophisticated voice and relaxed, heartfelt style. Tom Lilienthal has shared the stage with many renowned musicians including members of Tower of Power, the Yellowjackets, and Santana. He has performed at numerous festivals, including the renowned Monterey Jazz Festival. 

The quartet showcases respected music educator at Lafayette's Stanley Middle School, Bob Athayde, a mainstay in the Bay Area music scene for decades as a composer, arranger, keyboardist and bandleader; drummer Jim Thorne, who has played with a wide variety of jazz and Brazilian groups throughout the Bay Area; and master of the reeds, Bernie Rivera plays tenor and alto saxes, as well as flute. He's made a name for himself as a valued sideman for various Bay Area jazz groups.

Concerts in the Garden 
When: Sunday, September 9 at 5:00 p.m.
Where: The Gardens at Heather Farm, 1540 Marchbanks Drive in Walnut Creek
Tickets: $40 per person per show
Tickets are available online or by calling (925) 947-1678.

About the Gardens 
The Gardens at Heather Farm (GHF) is an independent nonprofit organization which operates a six-acre public garden, education center and special event venue. A Certified Wildlife Habitat and Certified Green Business, GHF is self-supporting through memberships, fundraisers, grants, private donations, facility rentals and program fees. The mission is to enrich the community through the beauty and environmental stewardship of our gardens while providing educational programs and a variety of venues for social and cultural events.

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