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Louis Rosen and Friends: Dust to Dust Blues & Act One: Piano Music from the Theater

Jun 02 Through Jun 03 | Sat | 6:30 pm - 8PM | $25 and up
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Award-winning composer/songwriter Louis Rosen returns to The Duplex to celebrate the recent dual release on Di-tone Records of his second solo album, Dust to Dust Blues, and Act One: Piano Music for the Theater. He'll be joined by the legendary multi-instrumentalist David Mansfield, his long-standing collaborator and master bassist, Dave Phillips, and as a special guest, Broadway conductor/pianist Kimberly Grigsby performing the Act One Suite for Solo Piano from Louis' score for the 2014 Lincoln Center Theater production of James Lapine's Tony-nominated play, Act One. Also included: a special sneak peak at some new songs from Louis' upcoming 2019 release, I Don't Know Anything.

"Rosen's music is a continually shifting patchwork of blues, folk, jazz and pop as earthy, tuneful art song." (New York Times)

[In] the literate, sincere "Dust to Dust Blues", Rosen soulfully mines his past… "I seek out the holiness here in the wilderness…" which echoes like a classic, folk refrain…" (Cabaret Scenes/Broadwayworld.com)

[On "Dust to Dust Blues"] "Very fine...and sometimes subversive tales of living and observations on a life... His lyrics are expansive..." (Cadence Magazine)

"Each and every piece on "Act One" is immensely evocative...A highly pleasurable CD showcasing diverse influences, talent, and imagination. I recommend listening with eyes closed." (The New York Press Club Award Winning website, "Woman Around Town.")

"...These works taken together have the fleeting, transportive power of études by Chopin or Debussy; I find myself listening to them again and again…" (Deadline | Hollywood)

$25 Ticket in Advance & a 2 Drink Minimum in the Cabaret Theatre*

*Drinks Must be purchased In the Cabaret Theatre to count towards the Minimum.

Venue: The Duplex Cabaret Theatre

61 Christopher Street (at the Corner of 7th Avenue) Map