The Musical Art Quintet: Chamber con Alma

The Musical Art Quintet: Chamber con Alma
Saturday, December 9 @ 7:30PM
The Musical Art Quintet, formed in 2008 during weekly jam sessions in the Mission, features the music of bandleader/composer/bassist Sascha Jacobsen. The MAQ’s modern compositions blend jazz harmony, world rhythms, and a chamber-music sensibility upon which the players of the quintet improvise.   FEATURING: Sascha Jacobsen - bass Lewis Patzner - cello Charith Premawardhana - viola Anthony Blea - violin Michelle Walther - violin   ABOUT THE ARTIST: Sascha Jacobsen has performe...
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The Musical Art Quintet: Chamber con Alma

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This celebration of the Musical Art Quintet’s latest album, Chamber con Alma—“chamber with soul”—promises to be an evening of contemporary string quintet music with spirited improvisations and cross-cultural influences. The program includes original compositions by bandleader/bassist Sascha Jacobsen, important works by icons such as Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, and Tito Puente, and the world premiere of “The Cool, Grey City of Love,” commissioned by the San Francisco Arts Commission and inspir...
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The Musical Art Quintet: Chamber with Soul

Musical Art Quintet
The Musical Art Quintet was formed in 2008 as part of the Classical Revolution movement. Although classically trained, the members of The Musical Art Quintet are skilled improvisors that each bring with them an area of expertise. Whether it is Argentine tango, Afro-Cuban son, klezmer, classical works, or even electronica, the Quintet is at home. Their debut recording, Nuevo Chamber, has received much critical acclaim and a second album, Chamber con Alma, is currently in the works. Featuri...
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