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Alan Broadbent solo piano
Kirk Douglas Theatre
Culver City, CA
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Alan Broadbent solo piano
"Close Encounter with a Jazz Titan" - Some jazz pianists dazzle with sheer technical proficiency. Others persuade you with their creative reharmonization, rhythmic manipulation or the lyricism of their melodic lines. Very few can do it all, and Alan Broadbent is one of them.

Even with all the accolades, two Grammy awards and seven nominations, he is under-appreciated as a mainstream piano virtuoso, His breathtaking technique and orchestral approach to the keyboard are by-products of his classical orientation and training, which informs and deepens his bop pedigree.

If anyone doubts the utility or appropriateness of using classical technique in jazz, Broadbent's display of improvised fireworks (which are fully evident on several live albums), should put that to rest.

To Quote one aspiring jazz pianist after listening to one of Alan's sets... "It's humbling; but we each have to play what we can play  with all our hearts." . . . Alan certainly plays with all of his!

Rave Exerpts:

"Class, charm and musical savoir-faire" All About Jazz

"Harmonic acuity, melodic invention and touch" Rifftides

"A wonderful lyrical touch with a subtle all important understanding of groove" Jazzthetik

"When called apon shines in sumptuously beautiful large-format orchestrations" Wall Street Journal

"minimal approch is exquisite" LA Times

"major keyboard figure of the day" Jazz Times

"compelling pianist sparks highly original conversations between his hands" Downbeat

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Kirk Douglas Theatre (View)
9820 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232
United States


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