almost like a vibraphone
duelling with itself in an endless pattern.
The party continues Saturday with indie-Americana from Portland's The Weather Machine; cello and vibraphone
power trio Human Ottoman from Eugene; and funky rock dance music from Portland's Goldfoot.
Muscat: Violins, violas, cellos, a double bass, and even a vibraphone
delighted the audience at the Bosch Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday night as the Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra performed for the grand launch of the Muscat Chamber Music Series.
The strings are joined by low woodwind (bass flute, bass clarinet and bassoon), which not only supply individual timbres, but are also a source of rhythm like a vibraphone
, a percussion instrument that is also a part of the new arrangements.
King Bee are a seven-piece band, with the inclusion of vibraphone
, powered by vibes virtuoso and co-founder Chris Jelly, who adds an unexpected dimension to the distinctive King Bee sound.
The journey's leader (as it were) will be Andria Nicodemou on her vibraphone
, while her special guests Savvas Savva on the piano and Alec Harper on the tenor saxophone will complete the three corners of this musical night.
Other winners included: Katsuya Yuasa, clarinet, San Jose, California; Alexa Tarantino, jazz saxophone, West Flartford, Connecticut; Stuart Mack, jazz trumpet, Washington, Illinois; Seong Jin "Ray" Han, horn, Interlochen, Michigan; Michael Swiren, tuba, Maple Glen, Pennsylvania; Jake Chapman, jazz vibraphone
, Los Angeles, California; Mariko Shimasaki, violin, Springfield, Ohio; and Ade Irawan, jazz piano, Los Angeles, California.
Corey Mwamba joins the quartet on vibraphone
with some conventional mallet sounds as well as some spooky bowed ones.
Her marimba and vibraphone
stylings enhance the simple and slow-shifting aspects of these songs.
It was also an evening of polished performance by the RLPO's tip-top percussion and timpani who had a busy night on both sides of the interval, with the orchestration requiring everything from castanets to a vibraphone
, while the symphony gave several orchestra members the chance of a solo spotlight.
Members of the Marimba ensemble enthralled the audience as they played complex Afro-Latin rhythms with great dexterity on their traditional instrument named Marimba, which appears similar to a vibraphone
Lansine Kouyate, balafon maestro from Mali teams up with David Neerman, electric vibraphone
sorcerer to form the musical universe of Kouyate Neerman.