Monday 18 April 2011

Kind of Brubeck Concert 20 May 2011



‘Kind of Brubeck’
   with Darius Brubeck, Frank Griffith, Matt Ridley and Wesley Gibbens. 

Kind of Brubeck’ will include Dave Brubeck’s greatest hits, Take Five, Blue Rondo a la Turk and Unsquare Dance  as well as music from Dave’s son, Darius who recently celebrated his father’s 90th year by touring with his brothers and Dave O’Higgins as “Brubecks Play Brubeck”.  

Dave Brubeck’s 1959  album  ‘Time Out’ is one of the great jazz albums of all time and the track ‘Take Five’ with its distinctive 5/4 time signature is still known and played the world over. This two set music event has as Darius on piano and Frank on sax and clarinet, it will include Matt Ridley on bass and Wesley Gibbens on drums.  Matt and Wes recently toured Romania and Saudi Arabia with Darius and Frank and Matt have also played together in London.  The musicians together provide a fresh and exiting rendering of old and new tunes.  

Bridport Arts Centre
Friday 20th May
Doors open at 7.30pm
Tickets (seated) £12(supporters £11, concessions £8)
Box Office 01308 424204 

This concert carries on from last year’s successful ‘Inside Kind of Blue’ event at the Bridport Arts Centre that featured the music of Miles Davis. 

This event is brought to you by Paul Lashmar and Frank Griffith.

“Following the fantastic response we’ve had to previous jazz events in Bridport we’re able to bring another world class jazz evening. It’s a unique town with special audience and we’re really looking forward to this unique concert,” says Paul Lashmar. 

A Brunel University Jazz Outreach Project