Moppa Elliott: Jazz Band/Rock Band/Dance Band
Friday, 02.15.2019 | ShapeShifter Lab 7:00pm | $10
7p - Advancing On a Wild Pitch
8p - Acceleration Due To Gravity (ks, baritone saxophone)
9p - Unspeakable Garbage
Early February brings some back-to-back, widely-varied performances:
02.07 - Jane Kittredge’s Playing for Good at Champlain college (double bass)
02.08 - Winooski Valley Music Winter Jazz Festival in Montpelier (guest clinician / conductor)
02.09 - Green Mountain Mahler Festival Presents: Te Deum (double bass)
02.15 - Moppa Elliott’s Acceleration Due to Gravity record release (baritone saxophone)
more information to be found in the calendar.
Kyle received a brief mention as one of the “new generation of arrangers” in Angelo Leonardi’s review of Gil Evans Orchestra: Hidden Treasures - Monday Night Sessions, Vol 1 for All About Jazz Italia.
Kyle’s a foundation of sand. will premiere this week with TURNmusic performances in Burlington, VT (The FlynnSpace) and Stowe, VT (The Rusty Nail Stage). Also on the program is Sarah Kirkland Snider’s incredible song cycle Penelope, featuring soprano Mary Bonhag.
Anne Decker, conductor | Stefanie Weigand, voice | Hilary Goldblatt, alto flute | Dan Liptak, bass clarinet | Matt LaRocca, electric guitar | Kyle Saulnier, acoustic bass | Nicola Cannizzaro, cajon | Brooke Quiggins Saulnier, violin | Elizabeth Reid, viola | John Dunlop, cello
10.07 - Jane Kittredge’s Playing for Good (Lincoln, VT)
10.14 - Russ Kaplan’s Broadway Jazz Session (New York, NY)
10.20 - Champlain Philharmonic Orchestra (Poultney, VT)
10.21 - Champlain Philharmonic Orchestra (Middlebury, VT)
Felipe Salles’ Interconnections Ensemble’s The Lullaby Project releases today, 09.21.2018 on Tapestry Records. This incredible large ensemble record was assistant-produced by Kyle, and features powerful, forward-looking music performed by a tremendous band.