Music and Dance

Saturday Sessions-Dick Weissman

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Dick Weissman has had a long and distinguished career as a composer and songwriter, with many recorded instrumental pieces and songs. He is especially noted as a unique banjo player who integrates traditional music styles like bluegrass and clawhammer playing into new compositions that include everything from blues to jazz and world music. A current review of
his latest CD in Bluegrass Unlimited says that: "If you enjoy banjo, then you'll love Weissman's surprising arrangements." Dick also plays guitar in a variety of styles, and a mandolin-like instrument called the octaphone.

Saturday Sessions-Jim Bailey and Alfredo Muro

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Join us for a soulful Latin American musical experience featuring the brilliant Peruvian guitarist, Alfredo Muro and Denver cellist James Bailey. Romantic music of Brazil, Argentina, and Spain sprinkled with a few classical surprises will raise your spirit and send you home with your feet tapping. The combination of cello and guitar is both sensuous and unique - a concert to remember!

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Saturday Sessions-Ambient Harp with Star Edwards

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Star delivers an entertaining performance that brings cultural connections, heartfelt stories with passion and humorous observations of life. Steeped in the mythology of harp from the Celtic cultures, her playing recalls an ancient calling. A truly contemporary interpretation that speaks through her own finely crafted original songs and music that blends the rhythm of the heart with the spirit of the world.

http://denverlibrary.org/fresh

Saturday Sessions-Looping Violin with Josie Quick

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Level 1 Schlessman Hall

Starting simply, Josie Quick creates her own string orchestra with a single electric violin. With the use of live looping she can sound like a blues band, other times like an African marimba ensemble. Her wide musical influences and various techniques create an ocean of sound, providing the perfect accompaniment to her spontaneous improvisations.

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Music Series: Echo Beds

Music and Dance
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Echo Beds is “the shining example of industrial music in Denver and one of the best in the nation” and “impossible to ignore and forget" (Westword).

Music Series: The Outfit

Music and Dance
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Denver's The Outfit offers an earnest take on garage rock revival, championing straightforward, back-to-basics pop songwriting with unapologetic sincerity.

Music Series: Chella and the Charm

Music and Dance
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tap your toes with traditional country music for these modern times.

Music Series: Riverside Drive

Music and Dance
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Experience an all-female band described as pre-soul, similar to The Rondelles or Staple Singers.

Music Series: Voice of the Wind Chamber Players

Music and Dance
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Voice of the Wood is the cello section of the Evergreen Chamber Orchestra. They have also performed with the Jefferson Symphony, the Parker Symphony, and on tour in England.

Music Series: Man of 1000 Songs

Music and Dance
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Rob Wivchar is a solo acoustic entertainer who performs an astounding variety of music. The audience will select their favorites from his vast repertoire--like a live juke box!

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