The Jazz Bakery at MI Concert Hall Presents: “Cosmic Oscar” Dwight Trible + Billy Childs: Oscar Brown Jr. Tribute Sun. April 14th

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The Jazz Bakery at MI Concert Hall Presents:

“Cosmic Oscar”

Dwight Trible, feat. Billy Childs  

Remembering Oscar Brown Jr.

Sunday April 14th  

One Show – 8pm


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Dwight Trible – vocals

Billy Childs – piano

Trevor Ware – bass

Paul Legaspi – drums

Breeze Smith – perc. + soundscape

 

Cosmic Oscar” – Dwight Trible and Billy Childs

If you’ve ever heard Oscar Brown Jr., you must be aware of his genius. He is a celebrated singer, songwriter, playwright, poet, civil rights activist and actor famous for such songs as All Blues, Dat Dere, The Snake and Watermelon Man as well as his lyrics for such popular jazz instrumentals as Nat Adderley’s Work Song, Bobby Timmons’ Dat Dere and Mongo Santamaria’s Afro Blue, to name a few.

 Oscar Brown Jr. was seen as the forerunner to socially-conscious performers like Gil Scott Heron. An all-around entertainer, he gained critical acclaim for merging the art of songwriting with social commentary. The Los Angeles Times described Oscar’s work as “a mosaic of poetic musical images”.

 Two of the many,many musicians who loved Oscar are Dwight Trible, a sublime singer and stylist in his own right, and Billy Childs, a pianist and composer with a world-wide reputation.

 Dwight and company have chosen a mix of Oscar Brown Jr. songs, both well-known and some lesser-known, but all deserving wider recognition. They are really excited about putting a new twist on these rare gems and invite you to come along on this magical excursion!

LIVE at MI CH

VENUE: Musicians Institute Concert Hall
  

1655 N. McCadden Place, Hollywood, CA 90028

 

 

170845-250Ticket Information

Musicians Institute students (no outside guests) should sign up (first come, first served) by Friday, April 12th at 4pm at the MI Student Affairs Office to receive free admission (maximum of ONE ticket per student).  

After the LIMITED free ticketing allotment has been filled, MI (and all other) student tickets are $20 with valid school ID.


General Public
 Tickets ($25) are available at the door (one hour before showtime) or in advance online HERE

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