– Press release

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (April 6, 2015) – “SAXsational” is a unique concert event combining the deft of a seasoned jazz artist with student and community bands.

Rob Verdi

Rob Verdi

Bishop Union High School Jazz Band will join Rob Verdi for a program of popular jazz standards and movie and television favorites at Dorothy Joseph Auditorium located on the campus of Bishop Union High School on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Single tickets are $25 adults / $10 students. For more information please call The Sound Shoppe at 760-873-5991, or visit the association website at http://bishopcca.org/.

“His knowledge, background, and history of the saxophone is phenomenal…
I can’t recommend the program enough.”
– Charlie Kerr, Director of Bands, Snow Canyon High School. St. George, Utah

SAXsational_PRESS_resize“SAXsational” is a musical, educational and community enrichment home-run that band directors, students, parents and presenters have embraced.

His 2014-2015 tour includes nearly 70 concerts. Rob Verdi is a Los Angeles-based freelance professional. He is also a founding member of the classic swing ensemble “Side Street Strutters,” a featured performing group at Disneyland since 1985 and successful touring act. Verdi has a renowned touring reputation as a solo performer as well based on his 2008 creation, “Saxophobia.”

The show features his enormous collection of instruments, including a six-foot tall contrabass saxophone. He has recorded two self-produced solo albums, “Prose and Conn-versations, featuring the Conn-O-Sax” (2005) and “Saxophobia” (2007). Follow this link to view a video featuring Rob Verdi.

The Bishop Community Concerts Association has been presenting internationally acclaimed artists to the community since 1947. This all-volunteer nonprofit organization is committed to enriching the cultural life of the Eastern Sierra through live performances. Thanks to the generosity of Patrons and Sponsors, these concerts can be offered at affordable, family friendly prices.

Live On Stage, Inc. provides excellent, affordable, entertainment attractions and support services to an American community of concert presenters. View a video about Live On Stage.


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