Jazz Musician George Young

GEORGE YOUNG'S EAST COAST TOUR 2015


Wednesday, August 5th at 8:00 p.m.

George Young - Saxophone
Matthew Hutchinson - Piano
Duo Concert

NANTUCKET ATHENEUM
(Nantucket's Public Library)
1 India Street, Nantucket, MA 02554


(508) 228-1110
Venue Website
www.nantucketatheneum.org



Wednesday, August 19th at 6:00 p.m.

 

George Young - Saxophone
Matthew Hutchinson - Piano
Duo Concert


NANTUCKET COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER
56 Centre Street, Nantucket, MA 02554

Tickets include a Wine and Cheese Reception

Please call
(508) 228-3352
for Reservations

Venue Website
www.nantucketcommunitymusiccenter.org


Sunday, August 23rd at 7:00 p.m.

THE FOX STAGE in front of the
CONVENTION CENTER
Ocean and Burke Avenues
Wildwood, New Jersey

GEORGE YOUNG - Saxophone
PETE COZZI - Drums and Vocals
ROB BUDESA - Guitar & Vocals
RICHARD BUDESA - Organ & Vocals


Venue Website
http://www.wildwoodsnj.com

This is a first-come basis garden style performance - beach chairs recommended.

Wednesday, August 26th at 6:00 p.m.

THE HIGH NOTE CAFÉ (FRANCO AND LUIGI'S)
Dinner and Concert

 

1549 South 13th Street, corner of 13th & Tasker South Philadelphia, PA 19147

GEORGE YOUNG - Saxophone
DAVE LANTZ - Piano
TONY MARINO - Bass
TOM WHALEY - Drums


Reservations required:
highnotecafe@aol.com

Call
(215) 755-8903


Venue Website
www.francoandluigis.com



Friday, August 28th at 7:00 p.m.


THE DEER HEAD INN


5 Main Street, Delaware Water Gap PA 18327

 

GEORGE YOUNG - Saxophone
DAVE LANTZ - Piano
TONY MARINO - Bass
TOM WHALEY - Drums

jazz@deerheadinn.com
Please call for reservations
(570) 424-2000

Venue Website

www.deerheadinn.com


Sunday, September 6th at 7:00 p.m.

THE FOX STAGE in front of the
CONVENTION CENTER
Ocean and Burke Avenues
Wildwood, New Jersey

GEORGE YOUNG - Saxophone
PETE COZZI - Drums & Vocals
ROB BUDESA - Guitar & Vocals
RICHARD BUDESA - Organ & Vocals


Venue Website
www.wildwoodsnj.com

This is a first-come basis garden style performance - beach chairs recommended.

George Young - Saxophonist, Musician & Composer

George Young - Musician, Saxophonist, Composer & More
George Young is one of the most frequently heard musicians of our time. Young plays over ten instruments, including Tenor, Alto, Soprano, Sopranino Saxophones, Clarinet, Alto flute, C flute, East Indian ethnic flutes and Piccolo.

George has played with Eric Clapton, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Pavarotti, Mick Jagger, John Lennon, James Brown, Frank Sinatra, Madonna, Dizziy Gillespie, Sony & Cher, Tony Bennett, and the list goes on. Read more »

Young has contributed to many television and motion-picture soundtracks, including Miller's Crossing, My Blue Heaven, My Name is Earl, Naked Gun 2 1/2, New York, New York, The Simpsons ('03/'04 Season), Sleepless In Seattle, Tootsie, Working Girl, You've Got Mail, Adam Sandler's 8 Crazy Nights, Animal House, Brighton Beach Memoirs, A Chorus Line, Fame, GI Joe The Movie, Ghostbusters, Great Mouse Detective (Walt Disney Pictures), Hair, Meet Joe Black, The Object of My Affection, All that Jazz, Silent Movie, When Harry Met Sally, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and more. Read more film credits »

George Ernest Opalisky Jr. a/k/a George Young, professional reed player since the late 50's, is one of finest technicians in fusion, jazz, swing, bebop, rock, studio and concerts, and although he is one of the most heard, he is one of the most unknown. A virtuoso in most of the reeds. Young specializes in the Tenor and Alto Saxophones when in recording sessions with such artists and musicians as George Benson, Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette, Martan Mann, David Sanchez, Earl Klugh, G.E. Smith & The Saturday Night Live Band ('91-96), Dave Holland and Toots Thielemans and so many others. George has also recorded solo; recorded in the combos of the great Steve Gadd, Jay Leonhart and John Tropea; in the big bands of Louis Bellson and Benny Goodman, and as a leader for both the Chiaroscuro and Paddle Wheel Studios, working with the dozens of artists that went through their doors. George Young is well respected in the music industry by colleagues and artists with a large worldwide fan base. George teaches Master Classes at the University level and has played many International Jazz Festivals. (1)

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