REDMAN-MEHLDAU-MCBRIDE-BLADE: A MoodSwing Reunion – 2021 Date

AN EVENING WITH BRANFORD MARSALIS – Date 2021

Wed, 14 July - hours 21:00
Arena Santa Giuliana
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REDMAN-MEHLDAU-MCBRIDE-BLADE: A MoodSwing Reunion – 2021 Date

Mood Swing is the title of the third album released by Joshua Redman. The disc was released in 1994 and consolidated the fresh fame of the young saxophonist, who has followed in his father, Dewey's, footsteps (who played with Ornette Coleman and in the "American" quartet of Keith Jarrett) and who, according to all, was destined for a great career especially after having won the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Saxophone Competition three years earlier. The Moodswing quartet included three other brilliant jazz promises, Brad Mehldau on piano, Christian McBride on double bass and Brian Blade on drums. The band has been a guest of both the winter edition (the first ever) of Umbria Jazz in Orvieto and the summer edition in Perugia.

Today the quartet returns in the same formation as then, with the difference that it is now a true superband, because in the twenty-five years since the release of that disc these young promises have become authentic stars of modern jazz. The four Mood Swing artists are all well known to the Umbria Jazz public who has had the opportunity of listening to them many times and in different contexts.

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AN EVENING WITH BRANFORD MARSALIS – Date 2021

Forty years have passed since Branford Marsalis conquered the limelight as one of the young lions of jazz. Originally from New Orleans and descended from a true musical dynasty, son and brother of jazzmen, Branford was able to play early in his career with Clark Terry, Art Blakey and his brother Wynton, also collaborating later with Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock Harry Connick, Jr and Kurt Elling. A curious and multifaceted talent, he has often gone beyond the borders of jazz to cross over into classical music and the rock universe (see his extraordinary partnership with Sting and with the Grateful Dead), managing in any case to maintain absolute artistic integrity and consistency. The quartet remains the privileged instrument through which Branford Marsalis can express his creativity and his idea of music at the highest levels. A quartet formed in 1986 which has remained almost continuously active, and stable in the line up, for over three decades, producing  a series of extraordinary records during this period. A quartet that has long been, and with increasing strength, one of the most important acronyms of contemporary jazz,  thanks also to its continuous evolution, to a profound collective identity and to the search for ever wider musical horizons. The pianist, Joey Calderazzo, and the double bass player, Eric Revis, have been in the band for twenty years while the drummer, Justin Faulkner, is the "rookie", having entered in 2009. The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul is the latest album that documents the musical level .