Marcos Varela: San Ygnacio Project

Friday, March 15, 2024

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Tickets $35 - $55. (plus 10% ticketing fee) 7:00 show: Doors @ 6:00 9:30 show: Bar @ 6:00, Doors @ 8:45 "...his tone, choice of notes and compositions will place his playing and name on the list of bassists to be heard." - Ron Carter. Bassist/composer Marcos Varela is a Creative Capital Award-winning Musician who has made a name for himself working in the bands of some of the Jazz industry’s brightest lights, including Ingrid Jensen, Billy Hart, Eddie Henderson, Antoine Roney, Nasheet Waits, Charli Persip Big Band, Vincent Gardener’s Big Band and the Mingus Big Band, among others. Legendary bassist ‪Ron Carter‬ contributed to the liner notes for Varela’s Origin Records debut album “San Ygnacio,” where Carter writes that Varela’s “Tone, Choice of Notes and Compositions will place his playing and name on the list of bassists to be heard.” Marcos is also an accomplished film composer, with credits composing the score for Domenica Scorsese’s film “Roots in Water.” His Origin record release, “San Ygnacio” is available on all platforms and was one of NPR music’s top debuts of the year.” Band lineup: Marcos Varela, bass/compositions Jason Rigby, Saxophones Paul Cornish, piano Jay Sawyer, drums