Mel Martin Big Band with Jaime Davis, Sunday at the Bach

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Wed, August 18, 2010


The repertoire of the Mel Martin All-Star Big Band consists of new arrangements of many standards in addition to music by Count Basie, Benny Carter, Jimmy Heath, Joe Henderson, Gerry Mulligan plus new arrangements of Mel’s original compositions.  Jamie Davis’ full deep baritone voice has been paired with some of the world’s most famous talent.  He performed with the BBC’s 64 piece Orchestra and was lead vocalist with The Count Basie Orchestra for three years.  “Having all that sound behind you is just amazing. You’ve got to ride that current.”
 
Dayna Stephens and Rob Roth on tenors, Andrew Speight and Pete Yellin on altos and Howard Cespedes on baritone saxophones & flute, Mike Olmos, John Worley, Lou Fasman and Erik Jekabson trumpets, Rick Walsh, Al Bent, Joel Behrman and Chuck Bennett on trombones and pianist Art Khu, bassist Robb Fisher, and drummer Jeff Marrs. Special guest star: Jamie Davis

July 22, 2010 – 4:30, $35
 
Douglas Beach House on Miramar Beach
307 Mirada Road, Half Moon Bay, CA  94019
650 726-4143, www.bachddsoc.org