Artist and producer Georgette Gantner teams up with the Torrance Art Museum to present Thursday Tunes at TAM, a monthly series of live music events hosted by the museum. Thursday Tunes at TAM seeks to build the publics’ engagement with the musical arts by highlighting different musical genres. The monthly performances are offered free of charge and provide a unique musical and artistic experience, a live concert set against the museum’s current running exhibitions: Why Art Matters & Bill Dambrova: A Vein is a River.
The events are open to the public
This month’s live performers are Strangers on a Saturday Night, June 22nd from 6:00 - 7:30PM at the Torrance Art Museum.
This month at TAM: STRANGERS ON A SATURDAY NIGHT, featuring organist Carey Frank, guitarist Will Brahm and drummer Jamey Tate
Originally from South Florida, Carey Frank is now living in Los Angeles where he works as a soloist and with other musicians in various genres. Carey has also performed, recorded, and worked with the Marshall Tucker Band, Dan Aykroyd and Marty Morell (drummer with Bill Evans). While completing the final semester of his Masters of Music Degree in Jazz Studies at USC, Carey recorded his self-produced debut album, “Keep Smiling.” Will Brahm arrived in Los Angeles in 2007 where he attended Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at Cal State University Long Beach and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Jazz Guitar Performance. The five-time K-Jazz Scholarship recipient has released two albums with his trio and plays with a number of different groups and artists in the Los Angeles area, including Kim Richmond, Bijon Watson, Adam Schroeder, and New West Guitar Group. Jamey Tate is a Los Angeles-based studio and touring drummer, best known as a jazz player after studying with Peter Erskine for many years. Tate has spent the last ten years performing with artists such as David Benoit, Mindi Abair, Al Jarreau, David Pack of Ambrosia, American Idol’s Justin Guarini, Melissa Manchester, Bonnie Raitt, and others. He also enjoys writing music and released his first solo CD in 2011, roTATEd featuring all-original music.
About the Series
Thursday Tunes at TAM seeks to build the publics’ engagement with the musical arts by highlighting different musical genres. The monthly performances are offered free of charge and provide a unique musical and artistic experience, a live concert set against the museum’s running exhibitions.
About the Series’ Founder
Georgette Gantner is an artist whose goal is to support the arts. She has produced a number of exhibits through the Redondo Beach Art Group. In her great appreciation of music, her intention is to promote and present the talents of upcoming musicians and composers in a local setting.