Acoustic Evenings > Jimmy Patton, D. Summerville, G. Narvaez

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The ACOUSTIC EVENINGS with Jefferson Jay series at the Athenaeum showcases local, San Diego acoustic musicians. Three performers are featured in each program and are available at the intermission reception and post-concert meet-and-greet.
TICKETS > Single: $12/17

JIMMY PATTON, a nationally acclaimed guitarist claimed the title of “Best Unsigned Guitarist in the Nation” in 2001, defeating over 3,000 guitarists across the entire United States in “Guitarmageddon”, a Guitar Center sponsored competition. He is renowned for his ability to play two separate guitars at the same time, playing both melody and accompaniment parts simultaneously. Jimmy has been honored to perform at prestigious music festivals in Hawaii and Colombia and has had the privilege of being the opening act for Grammy jazz artists Stanley Jordan and Terrance Blanchard. Aside from his busy performance schedule, he is equally active with recording, arranging, and producing albums for other world-music artists. Jimmy is currently signed, and has recorded two albums with the Pacific Records label.

DANIELLE SUMMERVILLE grew up in a musical household with a singer songwriter for a Mother. Her formal training began at 6 years old on piano, where she developed a love for classical music and original composition. Danielle picked up the guitar at age 13 and was self-taught. At age 20 she pursued her life long dream of playing the Harp. At Chapman University she studied all 3 instruments under a Music Therapy Major. Danielle went on to teach music and had her own private practice in the North County area.

Singer/Songwriter GEORGE NARVAEZ, takes a unique approach to music making by what he dubs “slap guitar style”. His distinctive method of adding percussive elements with hypnotic melodies interweaves thick, colorful webs of sound that delights the eardrum and soul.
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By: Athenaeum Music & Arts Library