Third Annual Orinda Jazz Festival
A Benefit for the Orinda Arts Council ~ Community Programs
Official Sponsors of Third Orinda Jazz Festival- Orinda Parks & Recreation Foundation, Wells Fargo, Orinda Community Foundation, Orinda News, Orinda Chamber, Premier Cru, Aspen Consulting, UPS Store Moraga & Orinda, Contra Costa Times, Diablo Magazine
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Grammy Awardee Mads Tolling (violin)
Mads Tolling, internationally renowned violinist, violist, and composer, is a member of the two-time Grammy Award-Winning Turtle Island Quartet. As a soloist, he regularly tours as jazz violinist with the acclaimed bassist Stanley Clarke and his touring band. Since 2007 Mads has lead his own group, Mads Tolling Quartet. His latest recording, The Playmaker released in the fall of 2009, features bass legend Stanley Clarke and jazz greats Russell Ferrante & Stefon Harris. Mads has been featured on NPRs Morning Edition, and his recordings have received rave reviews in Downbeat Magazine, Strings Magazine, Washington Post & San Francisco Chronicle. He has performed with Chick Corea, Ramsey Lewis, Kenny Barron & Paquito DRivera.