New Music Horizons - Collaborative Artists in Concert

PART I: David Shenton & The Mark Wade Trio

SAT, NOV 14, 7 PM EDT

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New Music Horizons returns to Flushing Town Hall virtually to present two dynamic jazz composers: classical composer David Shenton and jazz composer Mark Wade. David Shenton will present a set of his lyrically inventive compositions. The Mark Wade Trio will follow with their brand of group interplay and expressive improvisation that has brought them an international following.

 

Mark Wade has been voted one of the top bassists of 2016, 2018, and 2019 by the prestigious Downbeat Magazine Reader's Poll. He has played with notable jazz artists such as James Spaulding, Jimmy Heath, Conrad Herwig, Harry Whitaker, Pete McGuinness, Peter Eldridge, Don Byron, and Stacey Kent.

 

David Shenton pianist, violinist, composer, and arranger based in NYC. As pianist/music director David has worked with renowned members of the music profession in all genres, including Vanessa Williams, Tony Bennett, Renée Fleming, Sherrill Milnes, Marilyn Maye, Liz Callaway, Sir André Previn, and Stephen Schwartz.

 


 

PART II: Bruce Arnold & The Mark Wade Trio

SUN, DEC 20, 5:30 PM EDT

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New Music Horizons Part II presents two dynamic jazz composers: Bruce Arnold and Mark Wade. Bruce Arnold will present a set of solo acoustic guitar featuring his style of lyrical melodies and raw dissonances. The Mark Wade Trio will follow with their brand of group interplay and expressive improvisation that has brought them an international following.

 

Mark Wade has been voted one of the top bassists of 2016, 2018, and 2019 by the prestigious Downbeat Magazine Reader's Poll. He has played with notable jazz artists such as James Spaulding, Jimmy Heath, Conrad Herwig, Harry Whitaker, Pete McGuinness, Peter Eldridge, Don Byron, and Stacey Kent.

 

Bruce Arnold has developed an extensive reputation as a composer, educator and guitar virtuoso.He has played with such diverse musicians as Stuart Hamm, Peter Erskine, Joe Pass, Joe Lovano, Lennie Pickett, Randy Brecker, Stanley Clarke, the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

 


 

This concert is made possible in part by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.