Gabriel Mark Hasselbach and his crew swing through an entire evening of classic tunes from the Blue Mitchell canon live at Frankie's Jazz Bar. With Cory Weeds (ts), Paul Rushka (b), Craig Scott (d), Jason Decouto (p). Some of the cool Blue Mitchell songs performed here were recorded on Gabriel's MidCentury Modern Vol. 1
Medley (Blue Soul + Step Lightly)
Gabriel’s new album MidCentury Modern is just now officially climbing both the mainstream JazzWeek charts, as well as the Billboard contemporary charts. On the heels of this, Gabriel returns to the Pinnacle at the Pier Lobby Bar by Lonsdale Quay, North Vancouver. 7 pm show. Free parking under the hotel, register at reception. Make it a night out with friends!
Chris Haas and Tilden Webb join Gabriel Mark Hasselbach for a special rooftop house concert. This opening tune is Comfort Zone from the First Name Basis album on www.WindtunnelRecords.com and all digital outlets.
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8:00pm $17.50 rezzies recommended 778.727.0337 Frankie's Italian Kitchen 765 Beatty St. Vancouver, BC
Gabriel and his like-minded cadre of jazzers will perform a show comprised of material from the iconic midcentury trumpeter Blue Mitchell, including his well-known songs: Blue Soul, Blues On My Mind, Capers, Chick's Tune, Fungii Mama, I'll Close My Eyes, Mamacita, Mississippi Jump, Portrait of Jenny, Sir John, Step Lightly, Peace, Sweet & Lovely, & Sweet Pumpkin.
Gabriel will be playing his newly acquired 1968 Martin trumpet and his Signature Wedge mouthpiece for that 'sound', and his band will bring along their classic vibe: w/ Craig Scott (d), Jason De Couto (p), Paul Rushka (b), and Cory Weeds (s).
Blue Mitchell has inspired Gabriel for many years, and some of this material has been recorded for Gabriel's 2018 record MidCentury Modern Vol. 1. Check them out:
Getting some traction after only 8 weeks out at #35.......
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