OC Literature Arts & Lecture Series: Get Ready for Jazz: A Solo Piano Performance

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 1:00pm

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Get ready for Jazz: A Solo Performance. Critically acclaimed pianist amd composer Danny Green will perform his latest compositions as well as some past recordings, and will discuss his experiences and insights on the composition process and how he blends elements of jazz, classical and Brazilian music in his pieces.

Pianist and composer Danny Green's 2009 debut recording With You in Mind, won "Best Jazz Album" at the 2009 San Diego Music Awards.  In 2012, Green teamed up with Tapestry Records to release A Thousand Ways Home, which was voted into KSDS Jazz 88.3's "Top Ten Jazz Releases of 2012" and was nominated "Best Jazz Album" at the 2013 San Diego Music Awards.

In 2014, the Danny Green Trio, comprised of Green, Justin Grinnell on bass, and Julien Cantelm on drums, released the highly-acclaimed album After The Calm on OA2 Records.  Featuring ten of Green's compositions, it won "Best Jazz Album" at the 2015 San Diego Music Awards and was nominated for "Album of the Year." The trio recorded their 2016 release, Altered Narratives, at New York City's famed Sear Sound recording studio with award-winning producer Matt Pierson.  Released on OA2 Records, the album consists of eleven original compositions by Green.

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Oxnard College Performing Arts Center 4000 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard CA 93033
** Free and open to the public ** (Parking $2)
Interpreted for the deaf and hard of hearing
Contact: Shelley Savren 805-678-5800 ext 1951 or ssavren@vcccd.edu