Jazz and Strings
May 11th, 2019, The Bell Centre for Performing Arts, 7:30pm
6250 144 St, Surrey, BC
An evening of jazz and movie music, featuring the Miles Black Trio with the strings of the Surrey City Orchestra and guest singer Julia Copeman-Haynes. The concert includes music by Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington, Gordon Goodwin and themes from James Bond movies by John Barry, all arranged to include the lush sounds of strings, by Harold Birston.
Vancouver BC based composer, song-writer and multi-instrumentalist Miles Black has over 30 years of professional experience. He has recorded on over 400 albums, and has performed world-wide with many music greats, including Sweets Edison, Max Roach, Dee Daniels, Houston Person, Wynton Marsalis, Mark Murphy, Sheila Jordan and Lew Tabackin to name a few.
Miles is currently co-leading the award winning and Juno-nominated modern jazz quartet Altered Laws with reed-man Tom Keenlyside. He is a member of the Oliver Gannon Quartet, The Mike Allen Quartet, He is also pianist with an exciting new jazz trio called "Triology", and leader of his own Octet