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A Blue Note New Years 2017 w/ Brownman Akoustic 4-tet
Celebrate the end of 2017 and ring in 2018 in Blue Note style with one of Canadas most acclaimed international jazz artists Brownman Ali performing in quartet setting a night of hard-swinging tunes from the classic Blue Note Era at Torontos Remix Lounge. Hear some of Torontos most exciting young 20-something jazz men playing innovative arrangements of music by greats such as Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock, Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, Grant Green, Horace Silver, Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter, and many many more of the names found on the primordial Blue Note Records label Americas seminal jazz label since 1939. The ensemble will begin with swing classics and slowly, over the course of the night, start to interpret them in the contemporary jazz fashion the Brownman Akoustic Quartet has become renowned for. As the night gets funkier, by midnight, expect it to be a full on jazz-funk New Years party you wont want to miss!
8:30pm : doors
8:30pm - 9:30pm : Cocktails, Hors D'oeuvres Blue Note DJ
-- handpicked Blue Note tracks from Brown's own collection
9:30pm - 10:20pm : Cool Set 1
-- expect to hear Miles Davis' "Blue In Green"
10:40pm - 11:15pm : Bop Set 2
-- expect to hear John Coltrane's "Moment's Notice"
11:45pm - the sun rises : Groove Set 3
-- expect to hear Herbie Hancock's "Cantaloupe Island"
:: Brownman Ali - trumpet / electric trumpet / flugelhorn
:: Nick Maclean - piano & synth
:: Jesse Dietschi - acoustic & electric basses
:: Tyler Goertzen - drum set / percussion
$45 early bird until Dec 22 / $55 adv. after Dec 22
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