B’shnorkestra returns this fall with two shows featuring the Global Concertos project and more.
Monday, October 24, 8pm
Part of the Earshot Jazz Festival, co-presented with Cornish Presents
PONCHO Concert Hall, Cornish College
710 E Roy St, Seattle
Tuesday November 1, 7 pm
Presented by Classical Tuesdays in Old Town
2306 N 30th Street, Old Town Tacoma
Featuring soloists – Diop and Marriott.
There will be a limited edition, pre-release CD of the premiere performance of Global Concertos for sale at these concerts. This recording was recorded by Tom Fallat and Paurl Walsh, mixed by Evan Schiller and mastered by Ed Brooks.
Global Concertos is also available for pre-order on Bandcamp and iTunes
Global Concertos is five new compositions, each showcasing a guest soloist’s instrument and tradition: Thione Diop – West African talking drum, Christos Govetas – Greek clarinet, Srivani Jade – North Indian vocals, Julio Jauregui – Latin American piano and Thomas Marriott – American jazz trumpet. In Global Concertos each artist brings their individual voice to the B’shnorkestra to create a new “all world” sound.
Samantha Boshnack trumpets
Chris Credit & Kevin Nortness woodwinds
Brianna Atwell viola
Maria Scherer Wilson & Daniel Mullikin cellos
Adam Kozie & Greg Campbell drums/percussion
Concerto for Talking Drum featuring Thione Diop
Concerto for Jazz Trumpet featuring Thomas Marriott
Concerto for Christos featuring Christos Govetas
Prarthona featuring Srivani Jade
Concerto for Julio featuring Julio Jauregui
Video by Ian Lucero – http://www.ianlucero.com
Global Concertos was made possible with funding from New Music USA, 4Culture, and the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture.