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CAPA Announces New Season: David Sanborn Trio, Zakir Hussein & More..

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by Mark Subel on August 31, 2011

CAPA just announced its season lineup for 2011-12. Highlights include the David Sanborn Trio with Joey DeFrancesco and Byron Landham, smooth jazz star Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour, the Harlem Gospel Choir, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and tabla master Zakir Hussein & Masters of Percussion.

Tickets for most shows go on sale to the general public on Monday, September 12, at the Ohio Theatre Ticket Office (39 E. State St.), all Ticketmaster outlets, and www.ticketmaster.com. To purchase tickets by phone, please call (614) 469-0939 or (800) 745-3000.

Tickets for David Sanborn, Richard Thompson, Guitar Masters, David Sedaris, The Civil Wars, Lukas Nelson, Frankie Valli, and Disney’s Phineas and Ferb are on sale now!

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David Sanborn Trio ON SALE NOW
featuring Joey DeFrancesco and Byron Landham
Sunday, October 2, 8 pm
Southern Theatre (21 E. Main St.)
Tickets: $25, $35, $40
Renowned and revered the world over as one of the greatest saxophone players of all time, New York’s David Sanborn has transcended genres and inspired an entire generation of musicians with a hybrid musical language of unequalled intensity colored by rock ‘n’ roll, R&B, pop, and jazz. He has left his mark on recordings by Bowie, Wonder, Springsteen and the Rolling Stones. Memorable for his remarkable stagecraft and undeniable charisma, David Sanborn brings his complex and captivating live jazz show to Southern, featuring master American organist Joey DeFrancesco.

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Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2011
Saturday, December 3, 8 pm
Palace Theatre (34 W. Broad St.)
Tickets: $27.50, $37.50, $47.50, $62.50
Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2011, a cherished holiday tradition marking its 14th anniversary, brings together a magical combination of musicians to celebrate this special season. Joining multi-Grammy® nominee and saxophonist extraordinaire Dave Koz on the coast-to-coast outing will be trumpeter/composer/producer Rick Braun, South African singer/guitarist Jonathan Butler, and Dutch saxophone star Candy Dulfer. The foursome will perform hits from their respective catalogues and jam on fresh, lively arrangements of seasonal favorites in an uplifting, high-energy show the whole family will love.

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Harlem Gospel Choir
Thursday, January 26, 8 pm
Southern Theatre (21 E. Main St.)
Tickets: $25.50, $30
An evening with the world-famous Harlem Gospel Choir is an extraordinary experience of foot-stomping, hand-clapping blues, jazz, and gospel. A renowned assembly of the finest gospel singers and musicians from the churches of Harlem, New York, the Choir is one of the pre-eminent congregations of spiritual voices in the world today. This Spectrum Series performance is made possible through the generous support of series sponsors David and Mo Meuse.

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Wednesday, February 8, 8 pm
Southern Theatre (21 E. Main St.)
Tickets: $28, $33
For more than 40 years, Ladysmith Black Mambazo has married the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their native South African musical traditions to the sounds and sentiment of Christian gospel music. The result is a musical and spiritual alchemy that has touched a worldwide audience representing every corner of the religious, cultural, and ethnic landscape. Their musical efforts over the past four decades have garnered praise and accolades within the recording industry, but also solidified their identity as a cultural force to be reckoned with. This Spectrum Series performance is made possible through the generous support of series sponsors David and Mo Meuse.

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Zakir Hussein & Masters of Percussion
Tuesday, April 10, 8 pm
Southern Theatre (21 E. Main St.)
Tickets: $28, $38, $43
Renowned for his genre-defying collaborations, classical tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain delivers brilliant percussion performances that have established him not only as a national treasure in his native India but as one of the world’s most esteemed and influential musicians. His playing is marked by uncanny intuition and masterful improvisational dexterity founded in formidable knowledge and study. Masters of Percussion is an outgrowth of Hussain’s memorable tours with his father, the legendary Ustad Allarakha. Joining the 2012 tour will be Fazal Qureshi, tabla & kanjira; Rakesh Chaurasia, bansuri (bamboo flute); T.H.V. Umashankar, ghatam; Dilshad Khan, sarangi; Navin Sharma, dholak; Abbos Kosimov, doyra; and the Meitei Pung Cholom Performer (dancing drummer of Manipur).

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Simply Sinatra
Sunday, May 13, 3 pm
Southern Theatre (21 E. Main St.)
Tickets: $30.50, $35.50
Steve Lippia pulls his audience back in time with a remarkable combination of his own musical interpretation and the influence of the greatest singers of an incredible era in American music. In Simply Sinatra, he expertly delivers standards permanently engraved in music history including “I’ve Got You Under My Skin,” “The Lady is a Tramp,” “Mack the Knife,” “Just the Way You Are,” and “That’s Life.” The great entertainers of the time are honored with sincerity and style as Steve Lippia performs a show stopping repertoire of popular Big Band and classic American pop. A modern Sinatra, a gifted performer, and a special performance… He does it his way.

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More info on additional shows on the CAPA website: www.capa.com

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