AETN ArtsFridays brings you "AETN Presents: On the Front Row with Kevin Kerby+Battery" and Great Performances with Herbie Hancock, Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil Celebrate Gershwin Friday, Jan. 6 at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Kevin Kerby+Battery is Geoff Curran, guitars; Joshua Bentley, bass; and Marcus Lowe, drums and backup vocals. Kerby's previous band Mulehead was a popular stapel of the Central Arkansas indie music scene in teh '90s and was featured in the 2007 documentary "Towncraft" about the vibrant underground music movement during that period. Kevin Kerby + Battery is signed to Little Rock-based Max Recordings.
As the Creative Chair for Jazz with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Herbie Hancock joins classical sensation and 28-year-old Music Director Gustavo Dudamel for the opening of this years season at Walt Disney Concert Hall. You wont want to miss Gershwin with a jazzy spin with an outstanding symphony behind it all. Where is that keyboard going to be? Youre in luck, its there with Herbie at the realm, his first time as a professional musician playing a piece thats classical injected with jazz. Celebrating Gershwin - tons 'o fun.
Hes 28. TIME named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world. People line up just to see his musical brilliance. And Los Angeles has him for your viewing pleasure….get your eyeballs (and ears) full of this Venezuelans floppy curly hair and grand gestures and a smile that doesnt quit. Mesmerizing.
TUNE IN Friday, Jan. 6 at 6:30 p.m. for "AETN Presents: On the Front Row with Kevin Kerby+Battery" and 9 p.m. for Great Performances: Herbie Hancock, Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil Celebrate Gershwin."