Phil Ranelin Sextet
Phil Ranelin is loved and respected around the globe as a master trombonist of the J. J. Johnson tradition and former Freddie Hubbard sideman. He has collaborated with such greats as Ella Fitzgerald, Art Pepper, Teddy Edwards, Gerald Wilson, and Sarah Vaughan. Ranelin got started as a session man for Motown artists such as Stevie Wonder. In 1971, along with saxophonist Wendell Harrison, Ranelin cofounded a band, magazine, and record label conglomeration known as the Tribe, which used experimental jazz as a vehicle to raise African American political consciousness
Presented as part of Jazz at LACMA, taking place every Friday through November. Check out the full schedule of upcoming concerts.
This concert is sponsored by the office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky.
The broadcast of "Jazz at LACMA" is made possible through the support of the office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky with additional support from the Johnny Mercer Foundation. Promotional support provided by media sponsor KJAZZ 88.1 and community partner Amoeba Music.