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333’s Jazz At The Museum: Peter Sprague


  • WHEN Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 7 p.m.
  • WHERE Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $20 - $30

Guitarist and producer Peter Sprague returns to Oceanside Museum of Art for 333’s Jazz at the Museum concert series on June 7, 2012 from 7 to 9 p.m. With his musical sounds ranging from Brazilian-inspired to modern takes on The Beatles, Peter Sprague's jazz covers a lot of ground.

Sprague and his trio featuring Leonard Patton, Tripp Sprague and Gunnar Biggs, will play contemporary versions of classic songs as well as riffs from the Brazilian Jobim songbook.

The evening begins with gourmet appetizers from 333 Pacific restaurant and a variety of wines at 7 p.m. 333 Pacific has partnered with the museum to present a swinging jazz concert series paired with delicious appetizers, desserts and specialty wines.

Admission is $20 for OMA members and $30 for non-members. Call 760.435.3721 for reservations or get your tickets at the door the night of the event.

333’s Jazz at the Museum is supported in part by the James Irvine Foundation.

About Peter Sprague:
Inspired by his father's love of jazz, Peter Sprague took up the guitar when he was twelve. In 1978, after studying and playing with notable musicians in Boston such as Pat Matheny and Madame Chaloff, he returned to San Diego and formed a jazz group called The Dance of the Universe Orchestra that featured Kevyn Lettau, John Leftwich, and Peter's brother, Tripp Sprague on saxophone.

He has recorded numerous albums and been a guest on records with musicians such as Chick Corea, Hubert Laws, David Benoit, and Sergio Mendes. One of Sprague's musical groups called Blurring the Edges was awarded the best contemporary jazz recording of 1994 from the San Diego Music Awards.

In 2000 Sprague was voted the Best Jazz Musician of the Year by the San Diego Music Awards organization. Currently, his group, The Peter Sprague String Consort gives concerts all around Southern California and is getting ready to record a new album.

About OMA:
Opened in 1995, Oceanside Museum of Art fosters and promotes the study, appreciation, and understanding of art, with special focus on regional art, through its exhibitions, collections, and educational programs.

In addition to a progressive exhibition schedule featuring 4-5 major exhibitions and 8-10 rotating exhibitions a year, the museum is housed in side-by-side buildings designed by two of Southern California’s most renowned Modernist architects, Irving Gill and Frederick Fisher.

The museum is open Tuesday-Saturday 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday 1 pm to 4 pm. Free admission every Tuesday and the first Sunday of every month. General admission is $8, $5 for seniors and free for students and military.

For more information call 760.435.3720 or visit the museum’s website at The museum is located at 704 Pier View Way in downtown Oceanside, California within walking distance from the Oceanside transit center with Amtrak, Coaster, Sprinter and Metrolink stops.

Directions: OMA, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054. Google Map, 760.435.3720

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending. Check local COVID-19 restrictions and updates.

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