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Bach's Lunch Concert: The Latin Touch: Music of Brazil & Cuba

Bach's Lunch Concert: The Latin Touch: Music of Brazil & Cuba

“The Latin Touch: Music of Brazil & Cuba”

Tom Robinson, jazz piano
Scott Kiefner, bass
Tim Gilmore, drums

Thursday, May 10, at 12:10pm, a trio of Music School faculty members – Tom Robinson (jazz piano, saxophone), Scott Kiefner (bass), and Tim Gilmore (percussion) – performs a concert entitled “The Latin Touch: Music of Brazil and Cuba.” The combination of jazz improvisation with the rhythms of Latin America opened up an entire genre of music. This lively jazz trio celebrates this fusion of influences with music from Brazil, Cuba and more. Come enjoy the fiery dance rhythms of Cuba as well as the beautiful harmonic complexities of Brazil all within the free improvisatory framework of Jazz.

Bach’s Lunch programs are free and open to the public, and take place from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. on the first and second Thursdays of each month, November through May, in the Music School’s Recital Hall, 23 Wall Street, downtown Concord.

The Bach’s Lunch Series is sponsored by The Timothy and Abigail B. Walker Lecture Fund and The Couch Trusts; TD Wealth Management, NA; Trustee.

“Music of the Americas” is the theme of this year’s Bach’s Lunch programs, which follows upon last year’s series entitled “Musical Migrations.” Throughout this year’s series, programs will feature music of North, Central, and South America, reflecting the many cultural traditions present in the Western Hemisphere. As a member of the Steering Committee of Welcoming Concord, the Music School has multiple programs that advance the goal of warmly welcoming New Americans into the cultural, economic, and civic life of the region.

For more information, please call 603-228-1196 or visit www.ccmusicschool.org.

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About the Artists

Tom Robinson received a B.M. in Jazz Studies from Capital University where he studied saxophone with Michael Cox and piano with Mark Flugge and Joe Hunter. He was selected for Ohio Music Educator's All-State College Jazz Ensemble in 1992-1993. In addition to being a member of the faculty at Concord Community Music School, Mr. Robinson performs throughout New England as a sideman with several jazz groups as well as leading and writing for his own trio.

Scott Kiefner graduated from McGill University's Schulich School of Music in Montreal, QC, where he studied with Fraser Hollins and Chris McCann. In the summer of 2013, he was selected to attend the School for Improvisational Music Intensive workshop in New York City. He has since returned to New England, where he performs as an in-demand bass player with Jonathan Lorentz, Jim Dozet, Chris Klaxton, and many others. Mr. Kiefner began his musical life in Music & Movement at Concord Community Music School, continuing on to study piano until he discovered the bass. He studied bass with Don Williams at the Music School and was a member of the Scholarship Jazz Ensemble.

Tim Gilmore received a B.S. in Elementary Education and Music from Salem State College. His additional studies include composition and performance programs at Berklee College of Music. He is a member of the Harry Skoler Jazz Quartet with Brownstone Recording Artists and has performed with such groups as the Cape Ann Symphony, Symphony by the Sea, Paul Madore Chorale, Boston Percussion Ensemble, and the Cambridge Harmonic Orchestra. Mr. Gilmore, a faculty member at Concord Community Music School, has also performed with Lester Bowie, Marion McPartland, Tower of Power, Tiger Okoshi, and Warren Vache. Some of his recordings include A Work of Heart, Reflections on the Art of Swing, and Conversations in the Language of Jazz on Brownstone Records.

Time & Location

Date 05-10-2018 12:10 pm
Location
Recital Hall
23 Wall St, Concord, NH 03301, USA
Recital Hall

Venue Details

The Recital Hall at Concord Community Music School is on the Wall Street side of the building. It can be accessed via the doors on Wall Street (only open during Recital Hall events) or through the main entrance of the Music School on the Fayette Street side of the building. Please call for information: 603-228-1196.

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