Archive for March, 2012

Gaea Schell and Dave Bones Jazz Performance and Education Event this Thursday 3/29/12 at Tony Starlight’s!

Be sure to come by the Gaea Schell and Dave Bones Jazz Performance and Education Event at Tony Starlight’s Supper Club – Lounge this Thursday, 3/29/12.

A few words from Tony, the owner of Tony Starlight’s Supper Club – Lounge regarding his dream which has become a reality.

“We wanted to create a place where different kinds of people could come and connect with one another, around music and performance, without a TV or video poker to distract them. The greatest things in life are the personal relationships we forge and with cell phones, email and Facebook we sometimes think we’re connecting with each other but it cannot replace face-to-face contact.”

We see this as a great match for jazz performance, and a supportive environment for students to come and listen.  As well, we will be showcasing a few select students sitting in, learning and sharing on the bandstand.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Who:
Gaea Schell, piano and vocal
Dave Bones, trombone
Patrick Harry, bass

When:
Thursday, 3/29 from 7:30 – 10:30 PM (minors permitted until 10 PM)

$8 cover
[The cover charge is directly compensated to the performers. However, if there is a financial challenge, just contribute what you can and come enjoy the music!]

Where:
Tony Starlight’s Supper Club – Lounge
3728 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97232
Reservations: 503-517-8584
http://www.tonystarlight.com/events.shtml

Check out this great video of Bill Watrous playing, “Nancy with the Laughing Face.” It blows my mind how smooth he sounds, and has everything to do with his slide technique.

Watch how fast he arrives on each note playing the melody. The next ingredient is what “warms it up.” He then applies his wonderful, individualistic slide vibrato, and back lightning fast to the next note.

The personnel is stellar, and offer a profound performance. Enjoy!

Television performance in 1976

Bill Watrous, trombone
Chick Corea, piano
Ron Carter, bass
Bill Cobham, drums

Who:

Gaea Schell, piano and vocal
Dave Bones, trombone
Eric Gruber, bass
Ed Pierce, drums

What:
=> Original arrangements and your favorite standards
=> Friendly staff
=> Good food, beverages, and atmosphere

$6 cover

Where:
Ivories Jazz Lounge and Restaurant
1435 NW Flanders, Portland, OR 97209
http://www.ivoriesjazz.com/

Please let us know if you have any questions. Thanks for supporting live jazz, we look forward to seeing you there!