Interfaith Jazz

Sunday, May 12th  -  5:00pm    
(2nd Sunday of each month)    

Evren Edler Quintet
with vocalist Carrah Flahive
The Jazz Vespers May concert   

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The Evren Edler Quintet ( along with vocalist Carrah Flahive will be performing at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church ( on Sunday, May 12th at 5pm for the church's monthly Jazz Vespers concert. The event features musicians performing in the ancient style of evening vespers and is interspersed with motivational prayers that even the non-religious will enjoy.

The Evren Edler Quintet has been playing live and recording in Los Angeles for almost a decade, mainly playing original tunes written by Evren and Piano player and film composer; Emir Isilay along with a few arrangements of Jazz or Brazilian standards. This quintet has a mixture of Brazilian Music and rhythms like Samba, Baiao, Partido Alto and some Jazz as well as Turkish Music influences. Originally from Istanbul, Turkey, Evren Edler has recorded & toured with many artists, bands and engineers, such as: Grammy award winner Ruslan Sirota, Francis Buckley, Evren Goknar, Emmy award winner Jacob Young, Echocell, Adam Marcello (Katy Perry), Mark Schulman (Pink), Paul Kaiser (Stanfour), Bryan Baker (Steps Ahead), Joey Heredia, Frank Gambale, Dennis Moody, Brandon Fields, Chinese Superstar Wei Wei and more. He continues to compose music for prime time TV shows on NBC, ABC & KCAL9 as well as scored original music for several movies.

Jazz Vespers is a monthly event at Mt. Olive that features local Los Angeles musicians of prominence. The acoustics in the Mt. Olive sanctuary are hauntingly beautiful and each month hundreds of Santa Monica residents line up for the freewill concerts that continue to gain notoriety and praise. The event is freewill offering and free parking and childcare are also available.

Don't miss the Evren Edler Quintet with vocalist Carrah Flahive at Mt. Olive's Jazz Vespers on Sunday, May 12th at 5pm!

Freewill offering - childcare provided.

When:   Jazz Vespers concerts are on the 2nd Sunday of each month - 5:00pm
Where:   The Sanctuary -  Mt. Olive Lutheran Church / 1343 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
Parking:   FREE PARKING in the church parking lot
Information:  Call the church at 310-452-1116  /
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    • Mt. Olive Lutheran Church
    • 1343 Ocean Park Blvd.
      Santa Monica, CA 90405
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