Deuterium Jazz Quartet will perform at library

The Deuterium Jazz Quartet will perform in concert at Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center on Sunday, Jan. 12, at 2:30 p.m. (photo via Facebook)

Deuterium Jazz Quartet will perform at library

“The Pleasure of Your Company” music series kicks off 2020 with the Deuterium Jazz Quartet on Sunday, Jan. 12, at 2:30 p.m. in the informal and intimate setting of the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center.

Deuterium has been pleasing listeners since 2001 with its mix of classic jazz and new pieces. Led by pianist and Scripps Ranch resident Yasha Susuoff, the group also includes Gregg Carpenter on bass, Diego Armijo on saxophone and Dan Lancelot on drums. All are versatile musicians adept with a wide range of musical styles.

Yasha Susuoff, a veteran of jazz, bar and Tex-Mex bands who has backed up a number of famous musicians, is also a current member of the show band The Legends.

Gregg Carpenter attended Berklee College of Music and has toured with bands ranging from jazz to soul-funk.

Diego Armijo studied music at the University of New Mexico. He plays pop, rock, soul, blues and jazz, and is a regular at the Baja Blues Festival.

Dan “Dano” Lancelot, best known as a founding member of RCA recording artist Gloritone, currently performs in his band, Dano’s Island Sounds, and continues to write instrumental music for film and television.

There is no charge for the concert, which is sponsored by Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library, although donations are appreciated.

Meet the musicians at a complimentary reception following the concert.

Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center is located at 10301 Scripps Lake Drive near Miramar Lake. Overflow parking is available on Meanley Drive off Scripps Ranch Boulevard. Visit www.srfol.org or call (858) 538-8158 for information.

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