September 16, 2009
Dave Black and Friends–An Evening of Original Music at Webster University
Dave Black and Friends present an evening of original music at Webster UniversityAmong this evening's repertoire is "Night Traveler," "So Late, So Soon," Mimosa Dreams," "Stuck In Traffic," "Revolving Door," "Pocket Change," "Change Will Come" and "JIgsawed In Half." Also performing in the evening's concert will be Paul DeMarinis-tenor and soprano saxophone, Marc Torlina-upright and electric bass, Kevin Gianino-drums and Joe Pastor-vibraphone and percussion.
Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, 7 p.m.
Winifred Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood Ave.
$5 general admission; $3 senior adults and free to students with a school ID card
Call the Fine Arts Hotline at 314-968-7128, or 968-7032.
Dave Black has worked with many artists from wide range of musical genres that includes Jazz, Blues, Rock, Country, Bluegrass and Folk. He has worked with various notables including Richard 'Groove' Holmes, Les Paul, Bucky Pizzerelli, David Liebman, Fareed Haque, Little Anthony & The Imperials and The Drifters. Plus, Dave keeps himself busy working as a freelancer in the St. Louis area, performing and recording with many local artists.
In 1997 St. Louis' all-original jazz quartet, Brilliant Corners released their CD 'Two Road' (MaxJazz) featuring compositions by Dave and other fellow band members including Paul DeMarinis, Dan Eubanks and Kevin Gianino
Then, in 2000 Dave released his own CD 'Alone & Together' (Wildstone Audio) which mainly showcases his skill as a solo guitarist
Dave's latest release 'Destinations' (Wildstone Audio) released in 2006 contains all original material with styles ranging from Jazz, Funk, Fusion to Samba, Tango and even Celtic.
Dave is an adjunct professor at Webster University where he teaches Jazz Guitar, Beginner Guitar Class, Intermediate Guitar Class, Jazz Ensemble and various music history courses.
"The Webster University Faculty Jazz Ensemble boasts some of the finest jazz musicians in the St. Louis area -- and in the entire Midwest, for that matter...all have impeccable musical credentials and have performed with a who's who of nationally -known jazz musicians..." – Terry Perkins, Music Journalist