Dave Douglas: Dizzy Atmosphere at Da Camera Jazz Series at Wortham Theater Center

Leo Boucher uploaded this event on June 29, 2018

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Fri, April 12, 2019
8:00 pm

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Trumpeter and composer Dave Douglas returns to Da Camera with a one-of-a-kind tribute to Dizzy Gillespie, with Gillespie’s repertoire as a starting point for improvisation and exploration. Joining Dave Douglas is a powerhouse group of improvisers and composers: David Adewumi, trumpet; Fabian Almazan, piano; Matthew Stevens, guitar; Linda May Han Oh, bass and Joey Baron, drums

“Dizzy Atmosphere and its cross-connected comrades managed to acknowledge and salute Gillespie’s pioneering efforts without ever mimicking his motions or taking on his mantle. You couldn’t ask for a truer tribute to this giant.” — JazzTimes...

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