Bert Seager And The Why at Music Mountain
Felicia Velasco uploaded this event on August 13, 2018
Sat, September 22, 2018
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Bert Seager and The Why Not play the final Twilight Concert of Music Mountain's 89th season, mixing rhythms from diverse cultures to create unexpected improvised jazz.
The Why Not is a chamber-jazz quartet featuring piano, cello, upright bass, and hand percussion. These instruments bring listeners into unexpected sonic landscapes not usually associated with improvised jazz. Combined in new ways with dance rhythms from many cultures, the music makes one wonder what Schubert would have sounded like had he lived in Peru and played odd meters, or if Ravel had lived in Ghana and had been able to improvise over chord changes. The joyful expression of this musical intimacy, the shimmering transparency of the sound, and the sense that these musicians are as much involved in listening as in playing makes for compelling and memorable performances. ...