TO HOST A CONCERT
SPECIAL GUEST JAZZ SAXOPHONIST
May 9th, 2003 at 9pm
$35.00 General Public
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Friday, May 9th, 2003 at 9PM, the Inter-Media Art Center (IMAC)
in Huntington, Long Island will present a concert with Journey
drummer Steve Smithâ€™s band VITAL INFORMATION featuring
special guest jazz saxophonist BILL EVANS.
ten Vital Information recordings, including 1998â€™s Indie
Award winning “Where We Come From”, Journey drummer
Steve Smith, Tom Coster, Frank Gambale, and Baron Browne are
back to show us where the band "lives today”. This
process found them reinvestigating many different styles of
music including New Orleans music, the blues, Bebop, R&B,
soul jazz, and free jazz. Vital Information wowed IMAC audiences
in their last appearance and we are happy to have them back.
groupâ€™s founder and drummer STEVE SMITH, has a resume
that stretches from Ahmad Jamal and Steps Ahead to Mariah Carey
and Journey. It is no surprise that he won Modern Drummer Magazineâ€™s
#1 All Around Drummer award five years in a row. He is one of
the most constantly evolving drummers on the scene today.
EVANS will tour with Vital Information as their Special Guest
in the spring of 2003. On this tour, Vital Information will
be performing a combination of their own music along with selected
Bill Evans compositions. Since Bill Evans joined the ranks of
Miles Davis historic comeback band in 1980, Bill has recorded
and performed with John McLaughlin, Herbie Hancock, Gil Evans,
Lee Ritenour to name a few. He has continued to grace audiences
with his distinctive style. He has not toured in the US for
over 15 years so catch him in this very special performance.
for this performance are $35.00 ($26.50 for IMAC Members). For
tickets or further information on this performance, or on other
IMAC programs, call IMAC's 24-hour Arts-Line at (631) 549-ARTS.
Tickets can also be purchased at the theater from noon to 6PM,
Tuesday through Friday, and after 2PM on the day of the performances.
For further information, call IMAC's business office at (631)
Inter-Media Art Center, Inc. is a non-profit Media and Performing
Arts Center whose programs and services are supported in part
by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts
(a state agency), Suffolk County Office of Cultural Affairs,
grants from New York State Senator James A. Lack and Suffolk
County Legislator Jon Cooper, as well as by the Members of IMAC.
IMAC also gratefully acknowledges support from Fleet Bank, Korg
USA, The Guitar Center, Branch Financial Services and Olivia
and Harlan Fischer.
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