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DAVID FRIESEN NEW TRIO
April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Come join us for jazz trio with Sax, Bass and Drums. Enjoy some great music with like minded people in an intimate and great sounding venue. $10-20 suggested donation to help with expenses and give the musicians a small payout. Bring your own wine or beer or any light snack or hor d’oeuvre you might like. I will provide soda, water and some snacks. Song list will be all original jazz music. This is a special treat with one of the best jazz trios in the USA!
Look forward to seeing you!
Jazz band is:
David Friesen on Bass
Charlie Doggett on Drums and
Joe Manis on Tenor and Soprano Sax
with the host Mark Madison maybe sitting in on some percussion activities if he is very lucky!
David Friesen has recorded over 78 CD’s as a leader/ co-leader and appeared as a sideman or featured artist on more than 100 recordings. He has performed and/ or recorded with many of the great names and legends of jazz including: Stan Getz, Dexter Gordon, Joe Henderson, Sam Rivers, Michael Brecker, Bud Shank, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Freddy Hubbard, Art Farmer, Clark Terry, Joe Venuti, Mal Waldron, Jaki Byard, Kenny Drew Sr., Chick Corea, Milt Jackson, Slim Gaillard, John Scofield, Philly Joe Jones, Elvin Jones, Paul Motian, Jack Dejohnette, Airto Moreira, and many others. He has performed in concert as a soloist (Friesen is one of two or three bassists in the world that is able to play a solo concert and keep an audience riveted) and with his own groups throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, The Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Turkey, Poland, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Chile, China, Russia, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Nigeria and the Ukraine.
David Friesen is included in 2 recent separate polls as one of the 100 Greatest Jazz Bassists of all time, and one of 20 of the most influential jazz bassists in the history of jazz.
In 1997 he was nominated for the best jazz bassist in the American Jazz Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Friesen was inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame at the first induction ceremony Sept. 2007 and the Oregon Jazz Society Hall of Fame May 2012.