David Hazeltine Trio
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David Hazeltine Trio, Live at The Jazz Estate
October 1st, 2017
Two Shows: 7pm and 9pm
A few select reserved tables are available for $25/person
David Hazeltine (Piano)
David Hazeltine is one of a handful of contemporary pianists who has mastered all of the major musical skills, from improvisation and technique, to accompaniment, arranging, and composition. Even more impressive, David is the rare artist able to innovate in each category. Thus its no surprise that hes the most recorded contemporary jazz pianist of our time, having recorded thirty five cds as a leader and hundreds more as a sideman, on various major labels globally. A Milwaukee native, David was playing the clubs as a preteen, and before hed even come of age he was already grabbing the attention and respect of jazz legends like Sonny Stitt, and Chet Baker. They urged him to make the move to New York City, which he did in 1992.
BEAUTIFULLY COMPLEX AND MEMORABLE
The mark of a true artist, Davids style appeals to a wide range of musical tastes and levels of sophistication. His melodies and harmonies are beautifully complex and memorable. As a composer and instrumentalist, he has developed a signature style that is readily recognizable. His cooperative group One For All featuring tenor great Eric Alexander, has attained critical acclaim with their impressive 16 cd discography, and live concerts worldwide including appearances at the North Sea Jazz Festival and the Newport Jazz Festival.
Hazeltine is one of the most sought after pianists today. He has worked with some of the worlds most respected jazz legends including James Moody, Eddie Harris, Jon Faddis, Joe Henderson, Pepper Adams, Jon Hendricks, and Marlena Shaw. David is known for taking a familiar or unexpected song and making it new, making it his own. He effortlessly transfers this skill from song to stage. Whether hes composing or interpreting, accompanying or leading, you are certain to end the set remembering the sounds of David Hazeltine.
CARRYING THE ART FORWARD
A brilliant teacher, David is also determined to carry the art forward to the next generation. Formerly an Associate Professor at Berklee, he currently teaches at SUNY-Purchase in New York. David is also a highy skilled clinician, and has served on the Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Camp faculty for the past 15 years. His teaching has had a major impact on many of todays young professional pianists including Ben Markley, who published his doctorite The David Hazeltine Method based on his lessons with Mr. Hazeltine. Hal Leonard has published the new Real Book - Enhanced Edition, featuring Davids own re-harmonizations of 200 well known standards. Lessons from David are also available on his online workshops; check out his sessions on harmony at www.jazzpianomastery.com, and on the essentials of bebop at www.mymusicmasterclass.com.
The Jazz Estate (View)
2423 N Murray Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|