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Jorgenson, Desert Rose Band, will perform in Kent

by April Helms | Attribution here Published: March 21, 2014 12:00 AM

Music virtuoso John Jorgenson will perform at the Kent Stage April 4 as part of the Desert Rose Band.

Jorgenson has collaborated with the likes of Elton John, Luciano Pavarotti, Bonnie Raitt and Bob Dylan. In addition to acoustic and electric guitars, he is also regularly featured on saxophone, clarinet, bouzouki, pedal steel, mandolin, vocals and has garnered recognition for contributing to numerous platinum-selling and Grammy-winning albums. Recently, Jorgenson has been touring with his various collaborations as well as recording new albums.

Jorgenson won the ACM's "Guitarist of the Year" award three consecutive times when he first came to national prominence in the mid 1980's with The Desert Rose Band.

Jorgenson is in the process of recording new albums this year while keeping a packed touring schedule. The debut album for the John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band along with a John Jorgenson Quintet and Electric Band albums are currently slated for release in August 2014.

For details, call the Kent Stage at 330-677-5005 or visit www.thekentstage.com. The Kent Stage is at 175 E. Main St. in Kent.

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