Monteverdi & Tamalpais Brass
Old, New, Borrowed, Blues
Sunday, December 1, 2013 7:00 PM
Join the virtuosic Monteverdi and Tamalpais Brass Ensembles as they take the stage together for the first time. This joint concert will feature celebrated music from the Renaissance (something old), a quintessential 20th Century work by Morley Calvert (something new), an evocative overture by Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk (something borrowed), and a bluesy rendition of a holiday favorite.
Coro Masculino de Cuba
Sunday, February 23, 2014 • 7:00 pm
As part of their tour of California which will include singing at the American Choral Directors Association Conference in Santa Barbara, the Cuban male choral ensemble, Sine Nomine, will present a concert of Cuban choral music. Sine Nomine performs works from early polyphony to the present day. This world renowned 12-member vocal ensemble and their conductor, Leonor Suárez Dulzaides are developing a following in the United States.
Mads Tolling Trio Jazz Violin
Sunday, March 16, 2014 • 7:00 pm
In the decade since internationally acclaimed violinist Mads Tolling exploded onto the scene, he’s redefined the jazz violin. A former nineyear member of and arranger/composer for the Turtle Island String Quartet, Mads has explored jazz with the same intensity he brings to classical works. While still a student at Berklee College of Music, he was recommended by no less a fan than Jean-Luc Ponty for a spot in Stanley Clarke’s band. In the past 10 years he’s been dazzling fans with concerts and CDs including Turtle Island’s 4+Four and A Love Supreme—The Legacy of John Coltrane, both of which won him GRAMMY® awards.
The Quiet American
Wild Bill Jones Murder Ballads
Sunday, May 25, 2014 • 7:00 pm
The Quiet American is husband and wife duo, Aaron and Nicole Keim. A home-grown modern folk revival, their music incorporates traditional ballads, banjo breakdowns, raggy choruses, gospel duets and other dusty Americana gems, all delivered on a wide variety of acoustic instruments. Gathered around a single microphone, Aaron and Nicole present a concert experience that pays tribute to old time folk music traditions yet strives to connect to a modern audience. The Quiet American reminds you why homemade, handcrafted, American folk music will never fade away.