Tord Gustavsen Trio - Only Bay Area Appearance

Please note, this event has expired.

Presented by Every Blue Moon Concerts at Every Blue Moon Concerts, Inverness CA

Jan 21 2020
Tord Gustavsen Trio - Only Bay Area Appearance

Norway’s Tord Gustavsen Trio plays on the Inverness Ridge

Only Bay Area engagement for this Norwegian-based ensemble – on the Inverness Ridge – before their 4-concert run at Mondavi Center

TORD GUSTAVSEN | PIANO
JARLE VESPESTAD | PERCUSSION
SIGURD HOLE | DOUBLE BASS

Norway’s Tord Gustavsen came forth with a new and unique sound that commanded worldwide attention, an extraordinary achievement given the rich and well-developed history of jazz piano that preceded him. He focuses on lyricism within a stripped-down approach to music, where playing is gentle, yet robust; expression of melody is simple, yet sophisticated, and beauty and emotional intensity are united. He writes much of his group’s material, memorable compositions that echo his days playing in church as well as his time with classical music, Scandinavian folk music, and jazz.

The release of his eighth album for ECM Records, The Other Side, marks his return to the piano trio with arrangements of J.S. Bach chorales and traditional Scandinavian hymns.

Joining him are bassist Sigurd Hole and his long-standing collaborator and drummer Jarle Vespestad. The elements of Gustavsen’s work remain intact — a paradoxical blend of simplicity, quietude, and sensuality built on the hymns of his youth, a Nordic kind of blues, and an instinct for composition. With the passage of a decade of creativity, he has come full circle to the piano trio but with a new perspective that, as ever, moves his music forward.

ADMISSION INFO

$35 – Tickets and details available at www.everybluemoonconcerts.org or Eventbrite

Inverness Location provided upon ticket purchase.

    Official Website

Additional time info:

Doors open at 7:00 PM music starts at 8 PM

VIDEOS

  • Tord Gustavsen Trio | The Other Side

LOCATION

Every Blue Moon Concerts

Inverness Ridge, Inverness, CA 94937

Google Map of Inverness Ridge, Inverness, CA 94937

See what's near this venue

CONNECT WITH Every Blue Moon Concerts

    Website
/

Follow us on Facebook

MarinArts is made possible with support from:

MarinArts Sponsors:

Artsopolis Network Members: Akron OH | Austin TX | Bainbridge Island WA | Birmingham AL | Boston MA | Cape Cod MA | Cincinnati OH | Cleveland OH | Colorado Springs CO | Columbia SC | DuPage County IL | Durham NC | Essex County MA | Flagstaff AZ | Flint MI | Fort Lauderdale FL | Indianapolis IN | Kalamazoo MI | Kansas City MO | KeepMovingOKC | Macon GA | Main Line Area PA | Marin County CA | Marquette County MI | Mendocino County CA | Middlesex County NJ | Milwaukee WI | Montgomery County MD | Napa Valley CA | Nashville TN | Niagara County NY | Oklahoma City OK | Orange County CA | Orlando FL | Ottawa IL | Panama City FL | Pittsburgh PA | Providence RI | Quito, Ecuador | Richardson TX | Sacramento CA | San Antonio TX | St. Cloud MN | St. Croix Valley MN/WI | St. Johns County FL | Stillwater MN | Tallahassee FL | Tampa Bay FL | Utah | Ventura CA | York County PA