Dr. Lonnie Smith
Evolution with Alicia Olatuja, Sean Jones, Robin Eubanks, John Ellis, Jason Marshall, Jonathan Kreisberg and Johnathan Blake
in collaboration with Montreal Gazette
July 6, 6 p.m.$53.50, taxes and fees included
Nine exceptional musicians assemble onstage to recreate Evolution, the ultra-groovy 2016 Blue Note album by Dr. Lonnie Smith. Seated at his famed Hammond B3, the singer-organist unfurls the full range of his creative genius accompanied by a crew of musicians of peerless technique, including Alicia Olatuja — a 2017 Festival discovery — Robin Eubanks and Sean Jones.