SNOHOMISH WASHINGTON NEWSPAPER Sunday, September 23, 2018   
Snohomish Times News
Home | Business News | County News | Entertainment | Local News | Photo Gallery | Prep Sports | Roads Traffic News | Snohomish News Archive | STSPN.COM

Edgar Meyer & Christian McBride

Harvey Field
Published:2015-09-30 Entertainment
Edgar Meyer & Christian McBride     Print Snohomish Times    
Edgar Meyer & Christian McBride

The term “double bass” takes on new meaning as two of the greatest living practitioners of the instrument—jazz master Christian McBride and classical/folk/bluegrass Renaissance man Edgar Meyer—join forces for a thrilling exploration of the deep space beyond genre and expectation. This unique pairing will perform at Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 7:30pm.
Edgar Meyer is in demand as both a performer and a composer. Meyer has formed a role in the music world unlike any other. Hailed by The New Yorker as “...the most remarkable virtuoso in the relatively un-chronicled history of his instrument”, Mr. Meyer’s unparalleled technique and musicianship in combination with his gift for composition have brought him to the fore, where he is appreciated by a vast, varied audience. His uniqueness in the field was recognized by a MacArthur Award in 2002.
Collaborations are a central part of Mr. Meyer’s work. His longtime collaboration with fellow MacArthur Award recipient Chris Thile most recently brought the two genre bending artists on a nationwide tour in 2014 supporting their Grammy winning Nonesuch Records disc, which was a follow up to their very successful 2008 cd/dvd on Nonesuch. Mr. Meyer’s previous performing and recording collaborations include a duo with Béla Fleck; a quartet with Joshua Bell, Sam Bush and Mike Marshall; a trio with Béla Fleck and Mike Marshall; and a trio with Yo-Yo Ma and Mark O’Connor.
Christian McBride is a four-time GRAMMY®-winning jazz bassist Christian McBride can be likened to a force of nature, fusing the fire and fury of a virtuoso with the depth and grounding of a seasoned journeyman. Powered by a relentless energy and a boundless love of swing, McBride’s path has described a continuous positive arc since his arrival on the scene. With a career now blazing into its third decade, the Philadelphia native has become one of the most requested, most recorded, and most respected figures in the music world today.
As one of the most versatile performers in the business, McBride has performed with a who's who, both in jazz -- Pat Metheny, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes and John McLaughlin (among so many others) -- and the pop world with musicians like Sting. He's also fronted his own groups, including the funky R&B-infused album A Family Affair and his big band record The Good Feeling.

Tickets are $49, $44, & $39, with youth pricing available. Tickets can be purchased online at www.ec4arts.org, through the ECA Box Office located at 410 Fourth Avenue North, or by calling 425.275.9595, or visit us in person at 410 Fourth Avenue North. ECA is a proud member of TeenTix, and offers $5 tickets to teens at the Box Office on the day of the performance, pending availability. To become a TeenTix member, register at www.teentix.org.




Published: Monday, September 10, 2018
Gang awareness Gang awareness
Join Mayor Franklin and Everett Police for Gang Awareness Day Sept. 17


Published: Sunday, September 02, 2018
Homicide investigation in Everett Homicide investigation in Everett
Just before 10:15 am this morning, officers responded to the 700 block of Madison Ave on the report of a shooting.


Published: Tuesday, August 28, 2018
closures of I-5 ramps at the 116th Street Northeast closures of I-5 ramps at the 116th Street Northeast
Overnight closures of I-5 ramps at the 116th Street Northeast interchange in Marysville, Aug. 29-30


Published: Thursday, August 16, 2018
Hometown Girl Joins the Stage with Country Super Stars Hometown Girl Joins the Stage with Country Super Stars
Megs McLean joins Clint Black and Sara Evans in the 2018 Summer Concert Series at Tulalip Resort Casino Amphitheater.


Published: Sunday, August 05, 2018
Weekend closures westbound US 2 Weekend closures westbound US 2
Three weekend closures down, three more to go for westbound US 2 Biggest closures, detour routes still to come


PUBLIC MEETING

Snohomish Sports Network

Advertisement

Live Police Scanner

Snohomish County Sheriff, City of Snohomish,
Lynnwood, Mill Creek, Everett - Police & EMS/Fire


Speedway Chevrolete

Advertisement

mondotimes
The Worldwide Media Guide

 


SNOHOMISH contact