Great Sage & Strayhorn Tribute shows in DC & B'more
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 -- Great Sage & Strayhorn Tribute shows in DC & B'more
Come to a show, get yer holiday shopping done...
Hey there, friends, fiends, and fans!
This time of year is always pretty busy for us musician-types, so please check out my schedule at www.sethkibel.com and come to a show near you! I've included a few special highlights below, but there's lots more on the website.
Oh, and as always, all of my various albums make EXCELLENT holiday gifts, since you can rest assured that your friends and family members don't already own copies. Pick 'em up at a show, or order them directly from my website.
November 29, 2015 will mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Billy Strayhorn, pianist and composer, and often unsung hero of American jazz. Frequently eclipsed by the imposing shadow of his legendary mentor, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn nonetheless penned numerous classics of the Great American Songbook, including Lush Life, Chelsea Bridge, Daydream, and of course, the Duke Ellington Orchestra's biggest hit, Take The "A" Train, based on the directions Ellington had given Strayhorn on how to get his apartment.
To celebrate Strayhorn's tremendous talent, I'll be playing a number of tribute concerts over the next few weeks. Here are two such upcoming concerts: