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The Blue Note Annouces Emerging Artists Series

March 25, 2010 - by CG News Desk
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The Blue Note will officially launch The Emerging Artist Series on Wednesday, April 14th, presented by Brother Thelonious of North Coast Brewing Company. The series is a unique opportunity for students currently enrolled in college and university jazz programs to open for the Blue Note's major performers on Wednesday evenings, bridging the gap between aspiring young jazz musicians and the world-famous artists that perform at the Blue Note for six nights out of the week. The young musicians are encouraged to develop their own projects and can apply for an opening act slot at www.bluenote.net/opening.

Doug Moody, Senior VP of North Coast Brewing Company, stated, “Helping in providing an opportunity for talented young jazz artists to perform at the legendary Blue Note is the perfect way to continue our ever expanding commitment to jazz education.” Featured in the first month of the series will be saxophonist Adam Larson, guitarist Javier Rosario, vocalist/bassist Kate Davis, pianist Julian Pollack, and pianist Pascal Le Beouf. Opening acts will go from 6:30-7:30pm, followed by the main performer’s first set at 8pm. The ticket price to the main performance will provide access to both the opening act and the main show.

Click on the artist's name for tickets and more information
 
April 14, 2010: ADAM LARSON - (tenor sax)
6:30-7:30pm - opening for Kenny Werner Quintet ($25/15)
 “(Adam Larson is) a player for whom the word ‘prodigious’ was coined.” - Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune
 
April 21, 2010: JAVIER ROSARIO - (guitar)
6:30-7:30pm - opening for Michel Camilo ($35/25)
"I believe Javier has a great talent and potential to become one of the key players in the Jazz world." - Michel Camilo
 
April 28, 2010: KATE DAVIS - (vocals/upright bass)
6:30-7:30pm - opening for Madeleine Peyroux ($45/30)
Best Vocalist & Outstanding Bass Solo winner - Downbeat Magazine Student Awards, 2009
 
May 5, 2010: JULIAN POLLACK - (piano)
6:30-7:30pm - opening for Chick Corea Trio ($65/40)
“A wonderful new player on the jazz scene.” - Marian McPartland, NPR Piano Jazz
 
May 12, 2010: PASCAL LE BOEUF - (piano)
6:30-7:30pm - opening for Chick Corea Trio ($65/40)
1st Place - International Songwriting Competition, 2009

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