Wild Rose Artists and Oregon State University are proud to present a very special CD Release performance by The Dana Reason Trio, featuring internationally-renowned contrabassist Dominic Duval in his first visit to Oregon.
Corvallis, OR (Wild Rose Artists) January 12, 2010
With a seven-octave range, Dana Reason sings through the strings of her piano in a voice that connects deeply and intimately with her audience. Join The Dana Reason Trio for an evening of sublime jazz and Dana's new soul-stirring compositions in one of the most beautiful music spaces in Corvallis as she celebrates the release of her new album, 'Revealed', along with her internationally renowned guest, New York City bassist Dominic Duval and Portland-based drummer Tim DuRoche.
Jan 30, 7pm in Corvallis: First Congregational Church, 4515 SW West Hills Rd. Online Presale Ticket Price: $8 with student ID presented at the door, $10 general, $15 includes the reception at Wild Rose Studios. 541-758-0123 http://ticketsoregon.com/index.php?event_id=403
Jan 31, 7:30 pm in Portland: Tabor Space, 5441 SE Belmont. Admission: $10-15 sliding scale www.taborspace.org
Dana Reason is a leading figure in the new generation of pianists who are equally comfortable on both the jazz and classical concert stages. She has been featured on NPR, the CBC and Radio Canada and has performed on some of the major international concert stages throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. She has performed with many of today's jazz masters including George E. Lewis, Cecil Taylor, Joelle Leandre, Barre Philips, Dominic Duval, and Joe McPhee. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dana_Reason
New Yorker Dominic Duval is one of the finest and most prolific bassists on the contemporary scene, having played and recorded with some of the greatest names in jazz and new music. Duval's recent tenure with pianist Cecil Taylor has cemented his reputation as one of jazz's most important figures. Dominic can be heard on more than 50 recordings and has been featured in every major jazz magazine worldwide along with regular appearances in all the annual major jazz publications' Critics and Readers Polls. This is Dominic's first appearance in Oregon. http://www.dominicduval.com
Tim DuRoche is a jazz drummer-composer, writer, and conceptual artist living in Portland, Oregon. DuRoche has created original scores for a number of NW dance artists, including Tere Mathern Dance, Oslund+Co. BodyVox, Cydney Wilkes, and Linda K. Johnson and has worked extensively with array of US and European avant-garde jazz innovators, including Paul Plimley-Lisle Ellis, Wally Shoup, Bert Wilson, John Sinclair, Perry Robinson, Mark Whitecage, Phillip Greenlief, Jack Wright, Toshi Makihara, Gust Burns, Alan Tomlinson, Frank Gratkowski, Gordon Lee, Doug Theriault, Torsten Müller, and Damon Smith, among others. He’s appeared as a soloist and featured performer at the 20th Seattle Improvised Music Festival, The Big Sur Experimental Music Festival, Portland Experimental Jazz Festival, San Francisco’s Edgetone New Music Summit,and the Olympia Experimental Music Festivals. http://variousartists.org/timduroche/?page_id=4
"Dana Reason plays the piano the way a gem-cutter approaches a precious stone. With breathless precision and a sure, meticulous touch, she taps away at raw material in which someone else might not see a work of art waiting to be born."
–Derk Richardson, San Francisco Guardian
Meet the Artists; Special Corvallis reception opportunity for the Jan 30 date at the new Wild Rose Studios - see ticket info for details.
Seating is limited. For Tickets: http://ticketsoregon.com/index.php?event_id=403
For additional information about the artists and events, please contact Kira Wadman.
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