The Los Angeles based jazz quartet “Kneebody” will take the stage with the Fresno State Jazz Orchestra for the featured concert of the Fresno State Jazz Festival at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5 in the Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 general, $10 for employees and seniors and $5 for students. Parking is $5 in lot P1.
Kneebody is known for their explosive energy and adventurous improvisation with keyboardist Adam Benjamin, trumpeter Shane Endsley, saxophonist Ben Wendel and drummer/bassist Nate Wood. The group, along with vocalist Theo Bleckmann, was nominated for a GRAMMY in the “classical crossover” category in 2009.