$15 in advance
$20 at the door
Featuring flutist Lea Kibler, cellist Franklin Keel, pianist Daniel Weiser, bassist Will Beasley, and drummer Justin Watt.
A fabulous program featuring the crossover Classical/Jazz music of French pianist and composer Claude Bolling. This concert will include portions of his Second Flute Suite as well as the Cello Suite and Guitar Suite along with a Latin Suite by Mike Mower
In 1973 French jazz pianist and composer Claude Bolling released his wildly successful“Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano”, created for virtuoso classical flutist Jean-Pierre Rampal and jazz trio. It remained on the Billboard Top 40 for ten years, and still stands as a satisfying high point in the musical rapprochement of jazz and classical elements.
Claude Bolling was born in Cannes in 1930. A child prodigy, he was playing professionally with major jazz artists like Lionel Hampton, Roy Eldridge and Kenny Clarke by the age of fourteen. The jazz avant-garde beyond bebop held little interest for him, and he was a force, along with Oscar Peterson, in the traditional jazz revival of the late 1960s. Although he’s a prolific film composer, Bolling is best known for his jazz/classical “crossovers”, the best known being the Rampal disc, with a structure inspired by Baroque dance suites but animated by a modern swing sensibility. Following the success of the flute suite he went on to collaborate with with musicians from various genres, including guitarist Alexandre Lagoya, violinist Pinchas Zuckerman, trumpeter Maurice André and cellist Yo-Yo Ma.
AmiciMusic is a non-profit chamber music organization based in Asheville, NC and Baltimore, MD, founded by pianist and Artistic Director Daniel Weiser. It is dedicated to performing chamber music in intimate venues such as private homes and non-traditional spaces, including bars, libraries, Churches, retirement homes, and more.
AmiciMusic, meaning “music among friends,” seeks to break down barriers between performers and audience through brief discussions of each composer on their programs and by promoting a relaxed and informal atmosphere at concerts in order to encourage new concert-goers to enjoy the energy of the performances and the spirit of community and camaraderie.
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