PEORIA, IL -- From a news release:
Jazz Performance at the Peoria Public Library
Illinois native Adam Larson brings the Adam Larson Quintet back to Peoria on Thursday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. with a free show, open to the public, at the Peoria Public Library North Branch McKenzie Room.
Originally from Normal, Adam Larson and his Quintet, maintain an active touring and recording schedule. Members of the Quintet include: Adam Larson – saxophone, Sharik Hasan – piano, Nathan Pence – bass, and Everette Bentor Jr. – drums. Adam Larson’s debut album, Simple Beauty, was released January of 2013. Adam has been a part of several tours that have allowed him to travel to countries such as India, Taiwan, Holland, and Germany, as well as much of the United States. Larson's quintet was recently selected as one of ten ensembles to tour on behalf of the U.S. State Department's "American Music Abroad" program, and will tour Africa for 35 days in April 2015.
CDs will be available for purchase at the event. With a purchase of the CD, a percentage of proceeds go to the Friends of the Library. For more information on Adam, please visit www.adamlarsonjazz.com.