The Lao Tizer Quartet feat. Eric Marienthal
May 24, 2019
Lao Tizer – piano, keys
Eric Marienthal – saxophone
Dylan Elise – Drums
Ric Fierabracci – bass
“High-octane playing” – JazzTimes
“..a funky original brimming with unison lines” – DownBeat
“They’re the missing link between Dave Matthews Band and Snarky Puppy we never knew existed” – The Bakersfield Californian
“A robust mix of originals and covers that incorporates grooves from across the musical spectrum!” — JAZZIZ
The Lao Tizer Quartet featuring Eric Marienthal, makes their anticipated return to Dazzle on Friday, May 24 in support of their brand-new Billboard Jazz Top 10 CD/DVD release, Songs From The Swinghouse! This acclaimed world, jazz, fusion powerhouse group features an all-star lineup of musicians. Led by Boulder native; pianist, keyboardist, composer and former “Best New Jazz Artist” nominee, Lao Tizer (Down To The Bone,Special EFX), the band also features; GRAMMY winning sax legend, Eric Marienthal (Chick Corea, Lee Ritenour), GRAMMY nominated bassist, Ric Fierabracci (Billy Cobham, Stanley Clarke) and New Zealand born drum phenom, Dylan Elise (Blood Sweat & Tears)!
The Lao Tizer Band has been proclaimed “A Torchbearer for a new generation of Contemporary Jazz” and has appeared on many premier venues in Colorado and around the world including; Jazz Aspen Snowmass, Telluride Jazz Fest, Genuine Jazz, Boulder Theater, Playboy Jazz, Dubai Jazz Fest, Martinique Jazz Fest, Jarasum International Jazz Fest – S Korea and Java Jazz Fest – Indonesia to name a few. The quartet brings their unique blend of original, high-energy jazz to this wonderfully intimate venue for a memorable evening of live music!