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Bill Frisells Big Sur Quintet ft. Hank Roberts, Eyvind King, Jenny Scheinman & Rudy Royston
Bill Frisell's Big Sur Quintet ft. Hank Roberts, Eyvind King, Jenny Scheinman & Rudy Royston
Phone (866) 920-5299
Price $25.00 - $55.00
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories Music Jazz

Bill Frisell's Big Sur Quintet ft. Hank Roberts, Eyvind King, Jenny Scheinman & Rudy Royston

Thursday, Jan 23 7:30p
SFJAZZ Center San Francisco, CA

A suite commissioned by and premiered at the Monterey Jazz Festival in 2012, Big Sur was composed by Bill Frisell while in a 10-day residence at the Glen Deven Ranch in Big Sur. Utilizing a hybrid group culled from Frisell’s 858 Quartet string ensemble and post-bop Beautiful Dreamers trio, Big Sur is not a dreamy, pastoral depiction of the wooded California coast along Highway 1. Instead, Frisell’s unique amalgam of blues, country and jazz combine to form a dynamic invocation of the breathtaking… Show more

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Bill Frisell's Big Sur Quintet ft. Hank Roberts, Eyvind King, Jenny Scheinman & Rudy Royston

"What’s striking about “Big Sur” is its determined strength of melody. " — The New York Times

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Performers at this Event
Hank Roberts
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Cellist Hank Roberts is one of the most accomplished jazz improvisers on his instrument, working mostly in the avant-garde and modern creative fields. Roberts was born March 24, 1955, in Terre Haute, IN, and began studying classical cello at age ten; he also experimented with trombone, guitar, and piano in high school....
Bill Frisell
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Unique guitar stylist Bill Frisell emerged in the 1980s as part of New York's downtown progressive jazz scene and as a staple artist on the ECM label. Over the subsequent decades, his sonic adventures have landed him at the forefront of jazz guitarists--in fact, with his distinctive musical personality and arsenal of electronic effects, Frisell has helped reshape the concepts of both jazz and guitar....
Eyvind Kang
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Violinist Eyvind Kang is from Seattle, where he studied music at Cornish College for the Arts in addition to studying violin with Michael White. In 1994, Kang received an Artist Support Program grant (by the Jack Straw Foundation) and used it to record the first seven of his series of musical compositions called "NADEs....
Jenny Scheinman
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Violinist, composer, improviser, bandleader, and (yes) singer Jenny Scheinman has been a major force on the Brooklyn creative jazz scene since her arrival in the borough from the West Coast in 1999....
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SFJAZZ Center
201 Franklin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
(866) 920-5299
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