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Turtle Island Quartet

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Studzinski Recital Hall
12 Campus Road S
Brunswick, ME 04011
United States

In this program, two-time GRAMMY® winning Turtle Island Quartet pays homage to the brilliance of jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker. Classics such as A Night in Tunisia and Dewey Square are juxtaposed with original responses by quartet members, and intertwined with other thematic pieces from the bebop era and beyond such as Sonny Rollins’ AireginMiles Ahead by Gil Evans/Miles Davisand Subconscious-Lee by Lee Konitz. Grammy-nominated composer David Balakrishnan contributes his newly commissioned work, Aeroelasticity: Harmonies of Impermanence.

Turtle Island Quartet
David Balakrishnan, Alex Hargreaves, violin • Benjamin von Gutzeit, viola • Malcolm Parson, cello

Bird’s Eye View: The Legend of Charlie Parker

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