Keyboardist and recording artist Lao Tizer captivates audiences of all ages and musical tastes. Lao has been proclaimed "an independent artist with all the right moves" and "a torchbearer for the new generation of contemporary jazz." He is a Best New Jazz Artist nominee; a Yamaha-endorsed pianist and keyboardist, and he and his group TIZER (2011 "Jazz Group of the Year" nominee) have graced the stage at renowned events worldwide alongside artists including Isaac Hayes, Boney James, Zappa Plays Zappa, Wayne Shorter, George Benson, The Commodores, Robin Thicke, The Rippingtons, Bruce Hornsby, Jethro Tull, and Spyro Gyra. Lao's recordings have sold more than 90,000 copies and received acclaim in the industry's most respected publications.
Lao Tizer - Keys
Karen Briggs - Violin
Ric Fierabracci - Bass
Gene Coye - Drums
Steve Nieves - Sax, Percussion, and Vocals
The Manhattan Beach Concerts in the Park series is an annual, summer-long event held each year at Polliwog Park, it will run from the first weekend of July through the first weekend in September. These performances are free to the public. If blankets/chairs are left unattended, staff will remove them. There are no dogs, barbecues, or wheeled vehicles at any time in the concert area. Your cooperation to keep our parks clean is appreciated. Umbrellas and pop-up tents are allowed before and after the concert. Once the concert begins, you will be required to take them down. Your understanding and cooperation are appreciated.
Handicap parking is available in the Historical Society parking area from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A sign will be posted on the driveway gate when this area is filled. Overflow handicap parking is available in the Begg Pool parking area located at the bottom of the ramp leading to Begg Pool, 1402 North Peck Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.