15pm | Where: Guildhall Darius Brubeck
Quartet | When: 7.
Among the performers at the three-day event which kicked off last night are British legend Chris Barber, Darius Brubeck
, Digby Fairweather, Art Themen, Don Weller and Anita Wardell, as well the festival's artistic director Neil Yates.
BORN WALT Disney, US animator, 1901, above GEORGE Custer, American general, 1839 JOHN Jellicoe, British admiral, 1859 DIED NELSON Mandela, politician, 2013, above DAVE Brubeck
, US jazz pianist, 2012 COLIN Wilson, English writer, 2013
It's actually the Portland Cello Project, and it plays everything from Bach to Brubeck
to Beck, a repertoire of more than 800 pieces of music adapted for cello.
The Harmony of Dave Brubeck
, with CD, by Jack Reilly.
His presentation will include a discussion on the roots of jazz that produced great artists such as Scott Joplin, James Johnson, "Fats'' Waller, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Erroll Garner, Dave Brubeck
and Dave McKenna, followed by performances of some of their greatest pieces.
The Avakian portion of the archive contains correspondence and business papers documenting George Avakian's day-to-day work of signing and producing top recording artists such as Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck
, Louis Armstrong, Bill Haley, and others.
Pat Sprakes has been a professional jazz guitarist for 20 years and has worked with some of the greats of the genre, from Tony Ko to Darius Brubeck
This catchy song entitled Good Reviews is taken from a 1961 jazz musical created by jazz pianist Dave Brubeck
and his wife Iola called The Real Ambassadors.
He's paid tribute to the music of Dave Brubeck
, brought in the electronics for a project that grew out of jisei Japanese death poems, played in the quartet of Scottish saxophone master Bobby Wellins, and worked with New York radicals Tom Rainey and Drew Gress.
I was depressed during the Brubeck
affair because a concert I wanted to attend on Mother's Day, in the loft of a former friend who now hates me, was off limits to me.
As it was, we had "met" Brubeck
as a brilliant jazz musician only because we plugged in Guaraldi, due primarily to our love of the Peanuts holiday special, "A Charlie Brown Christmas.