Another season of hot jazz is right around the corner.
The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge announced last week the slate of shows for its 2015-16 River City Jazz Masters Series.
Renowned trumpeter and composer Sean Jones will open the season in late September. Jones has released five albums and toured internationally in 2011 with Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter for the “Tribute to Miles” tour.
All River City Jazz Masters shows will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Manship Theatre. Arts Council members can purchase tickets in advance by calling (225) 344-8558, ext. 228. Tickets will range from $25-$45 and will be available to the public starting Monday at the Manship Theatre box office at (225) 344-0334 or at manshiptheatre.org.
The full lineup includes:
Sean Jones Quartet: Wednesday, Sept. 30
Paquito D’Rivera Quintet: Tuesday, Nov. 10
Carmen Lundy: Friday, Jan. 15
Cyrus Chestnut Trio: Wednesday, March 30
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