Musicians at Play Foundation, a nonprofit organization that presents, preserves, documents and celebrates the music of Los Angeles, will present ‘Family Guy’ creator, Seth MacFarlane and the Ron Jones Jazz Influence Orchestra kicking off the 2015-2016 season at the beautiful Moss Theater in Santa Monica on Sunday, Nov. 15.
Seth MacFarlane is a true renaissance man possessing talents that encompass every aspect of the entertainment industry. As a vocalist, he has a special way of bringing new life to the songs of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, and many more.
He made television history by, at age 25, becoming the youngest showrunner with his animated series ‘Family Guy.’ Now in its 15th season, the show has garnered MacFarlane Emmy Awards for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance and Outstanding Music and Lyrics.
In addition to ‘Family Guy,’ MacFarlane serves as co-creator, executive producer and voice actor on ‘American Dad!’
MacFarlane made his feature film directorial debut in 2012 with the highest-grossing original R-rated film of all time, ‘TED.’
Veteran film and TV composer Ron Jones formed the Jazz Influence Orchestra in 2008. Jones has scored many projects ranging from ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ to his current assignments ‘Family Guy’ and ‘American Dad!’ The orchestra is comprised of many of the top session and recording musicians in Los Angeles.
The Moss Theater is a beautiful performance space acoustically designed by Yasuhisa Toyota (Disney Hall).
Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.
Moss Theater – (Herb Alpert Educational Center)
3131 Olympic Blvd. (New Roads School)
Santa Monica, Ca. 90404
Tickets may be purchased at www.MusiciansAtPlay.org; Free Parking on site.