Smooth jazz is the sound of sophistication, unlike rough jazz, which is the sound of Louis Armstrong blasting chili out of his trumpet. Lend your ear to upscale scales with this GrouponLive deal.
- $36 for one G-Pass to see BWB with Chrisette Michele (up to a $73.50 value)
- When: Friday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m.
- Where: Chastain Park Amphitheatre
- Sections: orchestra, rows M–DD
- Door time: 6:30 p.m.
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Click here to view the seating chart.<p>
How G-Pass Works:</b> Your G-Pass will be ready to print 48 hours after the deal ends. Print the G-Pass and use it to enter the venue directly; you won’t need to redeem at will call. Due to security restrictions, G-Passes cannot be redeemed through the Groupon mobile app.
When trumpet player Rick Braun, saxophonist Kirk Whalum, and guitarist Norman Brown formed their jazz supergroup, they took their initials and kept the group name simple—after all, their skills speak for themselves. With two Grammys and many more nominations among the three of them, there’s no shortage of talent in BWB. For their 2002 album, Groovin’, the trio take turns in the spotlight as though it were a pair of illuminated traveling pants—Whalum’s smooth, earthy sax flows through tunes such as Booker T. & the M.G.’s “Hip Hug-Her,” and Brown’s guitar scat on Curtis Mayfield’s “Let’s Do It Again” led JazzTimes to declare the track “a soul-jazz epiphany.” The trio arrives at the 36th annual Atlanta Jazz Festival ahead of the release of Human Nature, a record dominated by Michael Jackson covers set to drop in mid-June.
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