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Brubeck at the Buxton Opera House

5th April 2012


Simon's tribute band to Brubeck performed to a standing ovation at the Buxton Opera House - featuring Harry The Piano, Pete Cater (drums) & Dominic Howles (bass).


A stunning recreation of the legendary Dave Brubeck Quartet of the 50s & 60s by an all-star band. Take Five,Blue Rondo a la Turk,Unsquare Dance...tunes that are heard as often today as they were back then, perhaps even more so. Everything was played in the style of the classic Brubeck Quartet and the evening’s repertoire was drawn from the period 1951 to 1968, covering albums such as the Jazz Goes To College series,Time Out,Time Further Out and Time In.


Interspersed with anecdotes about the life and experiences of the quartet, including fascinating insights into the creation of the music, the evening comprised of two sets which demonstrated the virtuosity of the individual members to perfection & recall the heady days of the much-loved DBQ.





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