Thursday, November 30, 7:30pm at Piedmont Center for the Arts | tickets |
FivePlay creates original music that nourishes mind and heart. Their unique style speaks to a wide audience, from savvy listeners to those hearing jazz for the first time. Co-led by husband and wife team guitarist/composer Tony Corman and pianist/composer Laura Klein, the group includes Dave Tidball, reeds, with Paul Smith on bass and Jason Lewis on drums.
For this special concert, percussionist/guitarist/ vocalist/ composer Celia Malheiros joins forces with FivePlay. Malheiros, a native of Rio de Janeiro, is a dynamic, joyous performer and adds her formidable talents in to the group. Don’t miss a magical evening of original music, from samba and bossa nova to free improv and beyond!
The Emerging Artist will be vibes player Dan Neville. A student at the California Jazz Conservatory, he won first place in the 2017 Jazz Search West competition as well as receiving outstanding musicianship awards at the Reno, Chabot, and CSUEB jazz festivals.