Mushroom Jazz series — a singular musical subgenre fashioned by him — was released to great acclaim last year, proving that the series, which got its start a quarter of a century ago, is perennial.
Grand Park’s Sunday Sessions brings its season to a close with native son Marques Wyatt’s long-standing Deep party. The delightful outdoor setting of Grand Park, with its manicured lawns, pink benches, fountain and splash pad, is an excellent match for Deep’s rolling house rhythms and positive vibes. Wyatt himself is more than enough of a draw with his well-informed selections, but he’s bringing in special guest Mark Farina, a perfect foil for Wyatt with his breadth of knowledge of all groove-based styles. Farina’s eighth installation in his open-boundaries