After Party in the Empress Lounge featuring Alex Murzyn Trio
Saturday, April 28 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm| $10
After Party in the Empress Lounge from 8:30PM to 11PM
$10 Online, Box Office & Phone | FREE for patrons of earlier VJS performance
Trio features: Alex Murzyn saxes, flute • Wayne Fettig, keyboards • Andrew Higgins, bass.
Alex Murzyn, a native of Hawaii, has been playing saxophone in the San Francisco Bay Area for the past thirty years. Alex’s music stems from traditional and contemporary jazz, soul, rock, funk, and latin. As a performer, he has appeared alongside many accomplished artists as an in demand sideman. Performance credits include touring with Huey Lewis and the News, The Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie Big Band, Arturo Sandoval, The Temptations, Ray Obiedo, Pete Escovedo, Rebecca Mauleon, and Betty Rietveild among many others. Within the jazz word, Alex has performed in the bands of jazz legends Freddie Hubbard and and Stanley Clark. A seasoned woodwind doubler, Alex has performed in the pit orchestras for Color Purple, Grease, and Chicago. As a leader, Alex has recorded three albums under his own name and appears on numerous albums as a sideman. He currently resides in Pleasant Hill, California where he is an active performer and educator.