Jazz Upfront - Chetrio: The Music of Chet Baker
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About the Event
Jazz Upfront presents ‘Chetrio: The Music of Chet Baker'
The Arnie SOMOGYI Trio
Featuring leading trumpeter Neil Yates and multiple British Jazz Award-winning pianist Dave Newton, Chetrio celebrates the legacy of the great Chet Baker - the songs he sang so bitter-sweetly and his ever melodic interpretations of the jazz standard repertoire. Yates' singing reflects Baker's lyrical and plaintive style without being a pure imitation. Chetrio seeks to crystallise something of Chet's influence in a respectful homage. In his later years Chet chose to work without drums, preferring the more intimate trio setting. Once, when he was recommended a drummer by a friend, he famously said, "He'd have to be a truly amazing drummer to be better than no drummer at all!"
The repertoire features songs that Chet made his own, tunes he brought to life again and again, and a few "what if" conjectures, wondering how Chet might have approached the music of today had he not met his infamous fateful end in Amsterdam.
Neil Yates: trumpet, flugelhorn & voice... Dave Newton: piano Arnie SOMOGYI: bass
Concerts are held on the last Thursday of every month at St Mary's Church.
Book in advance to avoid disappointment as there is limited capacity at this performance.
Note that this is not an Aylesbury Lunchtime Music event.
Tickets can be purchased from www.ents24.com or at the Aylesbury Music Shop, Temple Street.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for any other information.
Doors open at 7:30 and the performance starts at 8:15pm.