Bud Powell Centennial with the James Hall Trio

Fri Sep 27 2024 at 07:30 pm to 09:00 pm UTC-04:00

Live Oak Cultural Center | New Smyrna Beach

James Hall
Publisher/HostJames Hall
Bud Powell Centennial with the James Hall Trio
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James Hall (keyboard), Doug Mathews (bass), and Greg Parnell (drums) pay tribute to jazz pianist Bud Powell on his 100th birthday.
About this Event

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th at the LIVE OAK CENTER - James Hall (keyboard), Doug Mathews (bass), and Greg Parnell (drums) will play the compositions of jazz pianist Bud Powell, who was born on September 27, 1924 and was one of the pioneers of modern jazz piano. The concert will feature such Powell classics as "Parisian Thoroughfare," "Dance of the Infidels," "Tempus Fugit," and "I'll Keep Loving You."

Doors open at 7 pm, and music begins at 7:30 pm. There is no admission charge.

James Hall is a pianist, vibraphone player, and composer based in New Smyrna Beach. In his hometown of Pleasanton, California, he performed with numerous jazz musicians including Matt Finders, Andrew Speight, Anton Schwartz, Michael Marcus, Roger Glenn, and Erik Jekabson. Upon moving to Florida in 2019, he has performed with a wide range of jazz musicians including Antonio Escapa, Jeff Rupert, Scott Dickinson, the Orlando Jazz Orchestra, Tom Dietz, and Bobby Koelble, just to name a few, in the straight-ahead jazz and Latin spheres.

Bassist Doug Mathews has performed extensively in Central Florida with jazz musicians including Terry Myers, Ed Metz, and Chris Cortez. A regular at the Blue Bamboo, he is also a veteran of the Sam Rivers band and participated in multiple albums with the saxophone player during the 1990s.

Jazz drummer and bandleader Greg Parnell is based in Sanford. He is the leader of the Orlando Jazz Orchestra and road manager of the Glenn Miller Orchestra. He has performed with The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, The Les Brown Orchestra, The Nelson Riddle Orchestra, The Terry Myers Orchestra, and The American Vintage Orchestra, and is among the best-known big band drummers in the state.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Live Oak Cultural Center, 1050 Live Oak Street, New Smyrna Beach, United States

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