Jazz on the Roof - Ray Charles

18 August 2018, Sat. 19:00
from 15.00 EUR
from 15.00 EUR


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About event

The owner of 17 Grammy Awards, whose name is introduced to the halls of fame rock'n'roll, jazz, blues and the hall of fame in Georgia. His work influenced a wide range of music styles and styles, and he himself became the idol of millions of listeners around the world. Marco Concert invites you to enjoy the melodies of the inimitable master of sounds and improvisation of Ray Charles.

Despite the fact that Ray Charles was born in a very poor family (as he himself said, only the land) and loss of vision at an early age, he managed to graduate from a specialized boarding school. Where I learned to play several musical instruments at once - organ, trombone, clarinet. After graduation, Ray participated in many musical projects, mostly in jazz and country styles. But the natural talent and sense of music did not wait. Ray Charles combined two distinct genres - blues and gospel, becoming the founder of a new style called "soul."

In total, during his career, Ray Charles created 70 studio and live albums. Many of his compositions are still arranged by musicians around the world. For the famous "Georgia On My Mind" Charles received a Grammy, and in 1979 it became the official anthem of the State of Georgia.

This evening, the music of the genius of soul will be performed by the Old Fashioned Band. Under the guidance of a talented Ukrainian pianist and composer Pavel Ignatiev, the team skillfully performs jazz classics and author's music. Today, on the roof scene, the Zum is played for you:
Anyanya Udongwo - vocals;
Kemi Oke (Kemi Oke) - vocals
Pavel Ignatiev - the keys
Andrey Chmut - saxophone
George Iweze (George Iweze) - bass
Toby Fatonade (Tobi Fatonade) - drums.

In the evening of August 18 in the heart of the city will sound jazz, which has become classics - compositions in which the spirit of freedom is felt, which give birth in the hearts of pleasant awe and excitement. We are waiting for you at 20:00 on the roof of Zum.

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