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Nick Mancini Quartet

July 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$10 cover
Clark Gibson – saxophone
Edwin Livingston – bass
Angelo Velazquez – drums
Nick Mancini – vibraphone
Vibraphonist/Marimbist Nick Mancini is a creative force on the Los Angeles jazz scene and is widely recognized by his peers and audiences as a dynamic and important performer and composer. Nick boasts an ever-growing catalog of independently released recordings under his own name. He was celebrated as the Honoree at the 18th annual Los Angeles Jazz Vibes Summit and earlier that same year his face graced the cover of Ventana Monthly, the popular Ventura county arts magazine, which also featured him in a story about the beach community’s thriving arts scene. DRUMMagazine’s Reader’s Poll named him “Best Jazz Percussionist” (on vibes).
Nick has performed and recorded with such diverse luminaries as Arturo Sandoval, Peter Erskine, Poncho Sanchez, Solange, Kenny Werner, Amos Lee, and Jennifer Holliday; and with the greatest young and emerging stars such as Kamasi Washington, Miguel Atwood-Fergusson, and Ben Wendel. As both a bandleader and side man, Nick has appeared at some of New York’s most notable venues such as The World Famous Apollo Theater; Showtime at the Apollo, Birdland, and Joe’s Pub. In LA he’s performed at The Blue Whale, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Friday Night Jazz series, ACE Theater, Catalina Jazz Club, Vibrato, Zipper Hall, Vitello’s, Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center and virtually every jazz venue in Los Angeles. His festival appearances include Santa Barbara Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Nortelje Jazz Festival(Sweden), Alandia Jazz Festival (Scandinavia), Angel City Jazz Festival (LA),and Catalina Jazz Festival, to name a few. Abroad, he’s graced the stage in Tahiti, Australia, Scandinavia, and Canada. www.nickmancini.net



July 9
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm


The Grape


The Grape
2733 E Main St
Ventura, CA 93003 United States
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