Tiptons Sax Quartet & Drums
Friday, March 3, 2023
8:00pm - All Ages
1251 9th St
Arcata, CA, USA 95521
“ … some of the most lusciously irreverent music in jazz … Their deviously entertaining … one catchy,
harmonically rich number after another, drawing on styles from Romany brass to Soca to dixieland and many points in between. ~ The New York Music Daily
THE TIPTONS SAXOPHONE QUARTET & DRUMS are an internationally renowned all-female saxophone quartet with drums, celebrating over 30 years as a band. The Tiptons' material ranges from micro-Big Band to Gospel, Bluegrass to Balkan, from whimsical Chamber Jazz to nocturnal Funk and Free Jazz Improvisation. Featuring saxophones, clarinet, powerful vocals with inventive drums and percussion, they create a genre-busting ‘world soul’ sound. The band is named in homage of Billy Tipton, a female-born saxophonist who lived their life as a man in the 20th centuryto realize their dreams ~ and be a professional musician.