Warren Backer brings his 651 Jazz sextet to The Grand for the first time.
Warren Backer has over 30 years of experience playing and teaching guitar. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Martin Luther College (New Ulm, MN), and a Master’s degree from the University of North Texas. He studied over ten years and performed with Minneapolis jazz guitarist Paul Renz. Warren also holds a Professional Certificate in Jazz Guitar from Berklee School of Music (Boston, MA). He organizes and leads three contemporary worship bands at his home church. Warren currently teaches in Burnsville and performs solo, in worship bands, and with 651 Jazz of Rosemount, MN.