Return to Forever IV in Concert at NYC's Beacon Theatre, Aug. 12-13, 2011July 25, 2011 - by City Guide News Desk
"A Must See," Return to Forever IV Invades NYC’S Beacon Theatre w/ Zappa Plays Zappa, August 12-13.
"I’ve seen many shows but none I enjoyed more than this. See this show…" JazzTimes
"Phenomenal," "flawless" and "sensational" is the performance Return to Forever IV brings to New York's Beacon Theatre for a two-night stand, August 12-13. Performing with a historic new lineup and reimagined repertoire as part of their 2011 world tour, RTV IV will be joined by Zappa Plays Zappa, the musical tribute to Frank Zappa.
Watch Stanley Clarke's burning bass solo in Vienne, France earlier this month here.
The first leg of Return to Forever IV's tour has captivated over 25K thousand concert goers overseas, with reviewers raving the performances are "a must see…the most enjoyable concert of my life," "a beautiful wall of sound," "all fire…relentlessly rocking," and "an excellent concert at all levels."
The all-star quintet brings to the stage incredible depth of creative collaboration, debuting all-new compositions as well as a vibrant combination of Return to Forever classics and highlights from each member's solo repertoire.
WHO: Return to Forever IV – Chick Corea (keyboards), Stanley Clarke (bass), Lenny White (drums), Frank Gambale (guitar), Jean-Luc Ponty (violin
Zappa Plays Zappa - Dweezil Zappa (guitar), Scheila Gonzalez (saxophone, flute, keyboards & vocals), Pete Griffin (bass), Billy Hulting (marimba, mallets & percussion), Jamie Kime (guitar), Ben Thomas (vocals), Joe Travers (drums & vocals), Chris Norton (keyboards & vocals)
WHERE: Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway, New York, NY
WHEN: August 12 and 13, 8:00pm
For tickets, click here.