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Concerts in the Garden: Tom Lilienthal & Friends with Jennifer Lee
September 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Concerts in the Garden is new series presenting outstanding livemusic in a stunning outdoor atmosphere. Don’t miss a Sunday evening of swing, bop, blues and bossa in our gorgeous gardens! Bay Area bassist and band leader, Tom Lilienthal, brings sensational jazz vocalist, Jennifer Lee, and an all-star quartet to showcase lively jazz tunes sure to get you grooving.
Sunday Jazz with Tom Lilienthal & Friends featuring Jennifer Lee:
Jennifer Lee (vocals): Vocal sensation, Jennifer Lee has played many of the Bay Area’s best jazz clubs. Whether doing classic songbook tunes or eclectic Brazilian ballads, she impresses audiences with her smooth, sophisticated voice and relaxed, heart-felt style.
Tom Lilienthal (bass): Tom has shared the stage with many renowned musicians including members of Tower of Power, the Yellowjackets, and Santana. He has performed at numerous festivals including Monterey Jazz Festival.
Bob Athayde (keyboards): Respected music educator at Lafayette’s Stanley Middle School, Bob has been a main-stay in the Bay Area music scene for decades as a composer, arranger, keyboardist and band leader.
Jim Thorne (drums): Jim has played with a wide variety of jazz and Brazilian groups throughout the Bay Area.
Bernie Rivera (saxophone): A master of the reeds, Bernie plays tenor and alto saxes, as well as flute. He’s made a name for himself as a valued sidemay for various Bay Area jazz groups and has played at the renowned Monterey Jazz Festival.
Proceeds from the Concerts in the Garden series support The Gardens at Heather Farm’s nonprofit programs.