One of the most versatile and cosmopolitan saxophonists in pop, soul and contemporary jazz for 35 years, Michael Paulo has added his distinct saxpertise to a virtual who’s who of artists, including Al Jarreau (Paulo’s longest term touring association), James Ingram, Jazz Trumpeter Rick Braun and ,Peter White, Kenny Loggins,Patti Austin, Jeffrey Osborne, Jeff Lorber, David Benoit, Deniece Williams , Sheila E, Ray Parker Jr. Bobby Caldwell, Johnny Mathis and more. In 1983, Paulo caught his big break when Al Jarreau hired him for his touring band. The young saxman became an integral part of the Jarreau experience while touring the world for the next decade. Paulo also gained international recognition as a result of his work on Jarreau’s famed “Live in London” release. With tweve solo release to his credit Michael has appeaed at major jazz festivals on six continents throughout the world. His energetic and passionate style has thrilled audiences and garenered standing ovations at all of his performances . Michael is also the producer of the local Temecual Wine and Music Festival that has benefitted numerous charities in Southern California . Joining him will be Guitarist Extraordinaire Blake Aaron Dubbed "a genius on the guitar" by the Los Angeles Times, he launched his career as an L.A. studio musician and sideman and has recorded and/ or performed with an incredible array of jazz, pop and R&B artists. These include Philip Bailey (Earth Wind and Fire), Sheila E., Frank Stallone, Bobby Womack , Keiko Matsui, Hiroshima, David Benoit, Najee, Eric Marienthal, Kuh LaDesma, and Gloria Trevi. Filipino jazz pianist Tateng Katindig is a force to be reckoned with . With two solo records to his credit Tateng is fast becoming the go to pianist for top jazz and smooth jazz artists today.
General admission open seating $40, reserved seats $55 , VIP reserved seating with meet and greet wine reception $85
Sponsor Table seats $125. ( includes meet and greet wine reception)