PALA – San Diego’s Smooth Jazz KIFM 98.1 will present Jazz Under the Stars, featuring renowned singer, songwriter and musician Bobby Caldwell and international jazz trio Foreign Affair, 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Starlight Theater at Pala Casino Spa & Resort.
Caldwell scored multiple hits “What You Won’t Do For Love,” “My Flame,” “Can’t Say Goodbye” and in Britain, “Down For The Third Time,” in 1978 with his first self-titled album and has enjoyed a prolific musical career. While performing and recording R&B, soul, big band standards and smooth jazz, he also has composed major hits for other performers, most notably “Heart of Mine” for Boz Scaggs; “The Next Time I Fall” for Amy Grant and Peter Cetera; “Janet” for the Commodores; “Niagra Falls” and “What Kind Of Man Would I Be?” for Chicago; “The Real Thing” for Kapalana and “All Or Nothing At All” for Al Jerreau.
Michael Lington, Alex Bugnon and Marc Antoine have joined forces to create Foreign Affair, combining the talents of three chart-topping jazz artists all hailing from Europe. Lington is a Danish-American contemporary saxophonist, songwriter, producer, recording artist and purveyor of soul and contemporary jazz. He has released nine solo albums and has 20 singles that have charted on the Billboard and Radio & Records contemporary charts.
Jazz pianist Bugnon has been an energetic force on the contemporary music scene for more than two decades. A renowned musician, composer and bandleader, he hails from the picturesque town of Montreux, Switzerland.
Guitarist, composer and producer Antoine was born in Paris. His career boasts many No. 1 hits on R&R contemporary jazz and Billboard charts.
Tickets are available with no service charge at the Pala box office, online at www.palacasino.com and by phone at (877) 946-7252. Tickets also will be available at www.startickets.com and by phone at (800) 585-3737. The VIP tickets are limited in number and included seating in the first seven rows, a Meet and Greet session with the artists in Pala’s underground wine cave and a glass of wine.