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March 8, 2007

Saxophone Legend David Fathead Newman on West Coast

Written by
cindy mcleod

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Fathead Newman Performs a Pair of Dates on West Coast

David Fathead Newman, the legendary saxophonist who is considered a pioneer of the hard bop movement, will be appearing in B.C. for a pair of dates the end of this month. Newman will be performing both dates with the Vancouver-based Tilden Webb Trio, featuring pianist Webb, bassist Jodi Proznick, and drummer Jesse Cahill.

On Thursday, March 29, the Okanagan Jazz and Blues Society will host a performance at the Mary Irwin Theatre as part of their ongoing concert series. Opening for the group is Okanagan Swing.

On Friday, March 30th, Newman will appear at Cellar Jazz in Vancouver.

David Fathead Newman has a long and prolific career as a recording and performing artist. One of the original members of the Ray Charles Band, he also spent a decade in Herbie Mann’s band. He has recorded over 35 albums under his own name, and has appeared on dozens of recordings with such legends as Stanley Turrentine, Aretha Franklin, and B.B. King.

for more info visit www.davidfatheadnewman.com

Thursday, March 29 8:00 pm
David Fathead Newman with the Tilden Webb Trio
David Fathead Newman (tenor, alto saxophone, flute), Tilden Webb (piano), Jodi Proznick (bass), Jesse Cahill (drums)
Opening: Okanagan Swing
Mary Irwin Theater / Kelowna

Friday, March 30
David Fathead Newman with the Tilden Webb Trio
David Fathead Newman (tenor, alto saxophone, flute), Tilden Webb (piano), Jodi Proznick (bass), Jesse Cahill (drums)
The Cellar / Vancouver

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