Jazz dance: The Elisa Monte Dance Company teams up with Chris Brubeck's "Triple Play" for the collaboration "Elisa Monte Dance Does Brubeck" featuring the music of Dave Brubeck
. The performance is at College of Lake County's Lumber Center for the Performing Arts, 19351 W.
This brand new show sees award winning vocalist and Radio 2 presenter Clare Teal and her excellent musicians effortlessly traverse a rich landscape of timeless and sparkling material, with standards from the grand masters of the Great merican Song Book, Cole Porter and Rodgers and Hart to witty and urbane song stylists of the 1950s and 1960, Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh and Dave Brubeck
, plus there's always a nod to more contemporary writers and originals too.
| Jazz Evening - Main Hall | 7.30pm Darius Brubeck Quartet: This quartet, which began in London, plays a mixture of Dave Brubeck
hits, South African jazz, original music, and jazz standards.
Noting that the jazz great Dave Brubeck
was a big fan if the Sachal Jazz Ensembe, the UN deputy secretary-general said, Jazz unites continents, transcends barriers, and thrives on collaboration, creativity and innovation.
The stellar cast wore earpieces on set so they could synchronise their characters' dialogue and movements to the rhythm of The Beach Boys, Dave Brubeck
Amongst the instrumental tracks are Duke Ellington's Take The A Train, The Dave Brubeck
Quartet's Unsquare Dance, Art Tatum's St Louis Blues, Coleman Hawkins' Body And Soul, Miles Davis' Bye Bye Blackbird, Charlie Mingus's Boogie Stop Shuffle and Count Basie's Moten Swing.
Featuring 27 pieces by composers Barber, Dave Brubeck
, Norman Dello Joio, Charles Griffes, Muczynski, Alexander Tcherepnin, William Schuman and Virgil Thomson, the featured repertoire makes for a nice progression from the previous volume.
The Main Stage line-ups are looking very exciting with the likes of trumpeter Bruce Adams and guitar whiz Andy Hulme, while Darius Brubeck, son of jazz legend Dave Brubeck
, will be bringing his highly successful quartet to the festival.
Paphos will be sharing in the celebrations and setting a scene where we can all come together to chill out, relax and enjoy an evening of music by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, John Kander, Scott Joplin, Dave Brubeck
, Herbie Hancock, Charlie Parker and other jazz greats.
The program includes American composer Gwyneth Walker's cantata "To Love This Earth'' set to writings by Henry David Thoreau; "Earth Is Our Mother'' by Dave Brubeck
; "Benedicite'' by Andrew Carter; the world premiere of area composer Dorothy VanAndel Frisch's "Cherish The Home We All Share''' set to a text by Joel R.
So Dave Brubeck
's son Darius said: "I'll play you a conservative jazz track John.