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

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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

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