2011 NEA Jazz Master David Liebman
TO PERFORM AT THE DOUGLAS BEACH HOUSE - SEPTEMBER 26
(Published: September 14, 2010)
"Liebman is among the most important saxophonists in contemporary music . . . a leader and artist of integrity and independent direction."
- Leonard Feather - Downbeat
Considered a renaissance man in contemporary music, saxophonist David Liebman's career spans over four decades. He has played with many of the masters including Miles Davis, Elvin Jones, Chick Corea, John McLaughlin, and McCoy Tyner. He's authored books and instructional DVDs, now acknowledged as classics in the jazz field. Liebman has over 100 recordings as a leader/co-leader in styles ranging from classical to rock to free jazz. A recipient of numerous awards David's latest achievement is the 2011 NEA Masters of Jazz award. Other recent accolades include an induction into the International Association of Jazz Educator's Hall of Fame, an Honorary Doctorate from the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland, the Order of Arts and Letters from the French government, and multiple Grammy nominations; Liebman also founded the International Association of Schools of Jazz which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and has consistently placed among the top finalists in the Soprano Saxophone category in the Downbeat Critics Poll since 1973.
David Liebman will be featuring selections from his award winning cd TURNAROUND: The Music Of Ornette Coleman at Douglass Beach House September 26th with his tight knight working group featuring Vic Juris on acoustic and electric guitar, Tony Marino on acoustic bass and drummer Mark Marcinko. The Douglas Beach House is Half Moon Bay's premier Jazz spot, just 40 minutes from San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Doors open at 3 pm to enjoy the buffet and 180 degree oceanfront views. Two one-hour sets with intermission begin at 4:30. Admission $35.
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Douglas Beach House on Miramar Beach
307 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
More Information: http://www.bachddsoc.org
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