Session 2: Innovation & ImprovisationFree
Interactive ZOOM Sessions with Chorale Director Michael Shirtz
Join FSO Chorale Director Michael Shirtz as he reflects on the 100th birthday (Dec. 6, 2020) of Dave Brubeck: jazz pianist, composer, and incomparable ambassador of cool. As a jazz pianist and composer, Shirtz has remained deeply influenced by the innovation of Brubeck’s keyboard styles and is prepared to take us on a wide-ranging conversation through Brubeck’s incredible career which spanned musical genres, decades, and continents. Guest musicians from the Michael Shirtz Quartet (MSQ) will join in on some of the discussions.
SESSION 2: Innovation & Improvisation
Explore Brubeck’s musical genius with Shirtz and MSQ drummer Reggie Jackson as they discuss the famous Dave Brubeck Quartet and the songs and sounds that made them so popular in the 50s, 60s, and into the 70s.
Once you register for Michael Shirtz’s Winter Blues Buster Series, you will receive an email on the day of each event in the series that includes a link to the ZOOM meeting to attend the virtual event.
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