mark rapp & derek lee bronston play grand opening: the velvet note (atlanta, ga)

Posted in the Jazz Forum

Mark Rapp

Lexington, SC

#1 Jun 12, 2012
TSP, featuring musicians MARK RAPP (trumpet, didgeridoo) and
DEREK LEE BRONSTON (guitar, vocals) will ignite audiences with their live shows as they perform back-to-back shows as part of the opening Atlanta’s newest music venue, THE VELVET NOTE in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Mark Rapp and Derek Lee Bronston, a/k/a TSP, are redefining jazz for every generation with reinventions of tunes by Paul McCartney, Radiohead, AC/DC, Cole Porter, Miles Davis & more. Using didgeridoo, guitar, trumpet and rhythm section enhanced with raw, emotional vocals, THE SONG PROJECT explores the art of the song as written and improvised. Each artist embraces multiple genres of American musical culture and displays virtuosity and signature sounds on their instruments.
WHERE/WHEN:
FRIDAY- JUNE 15th & SATURDAY- JUNE 16th
TWO SHOWS EACH NIGHT: 6:30 PM & 9:00 PM
THE VELVET NOTE
4075 Old Milton Parkway
Alpharetta, Georgia 30022
Tickets may be purchased at:
http://thevelvetnote.com/schedule-ticketing/
Ticket Cost Includes: seating, hors d’oeuvres dinner and dessert, and free parking
PRAISE FOR TSP:
"straddles the worlds of ECM-ish impressionism and straight-ahead blowing" -- Cadence
"...more than anyone else among today's trumpeters, Rapp is breaking down the age old paradigms as to how
the trumpet ought to be played in a jazz environment..." -- JazzPolice.com
"Bronston growls and moans like a male Lucinda Williams." -- Performing Songwriter
"Rapp is quickly developing a reputation as a superb interpreter and great stylist, willing to tackle the history of this music with his eyes on the past and his mind on the present and future of this music." -- AllAboutJazz.com
VIDEOS AND MORE:
http://thesongproject.net

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Jazz Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Was Obama right about the Crusades and Islamic ... Mar 1 Lawrence Wolf 2,021
Oakland School for tor the Arts presents 'Rent'... Mar 1 A fan 1
Lady Gaga engaged to 'Chicago Fire' actor Taylo... Feb 18 strange unveiling 1
PERFORMANCE/TOUR: A Musical Version of Build It... (May '11) Feb 18 c_bones 5
Melva Houston performs Billie Holiday tribute Feb 16 Farts 3
Memorable Nights At The Shaboo -- Courant.com (Aug '07) Feb 15 Muddy Watters 146
What to watch for at the Grammys Feb 9 Rappers not real ... 3
More from around the web