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Edgar Meyer
Fri, Apr 16, 7:30 - 10:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
Celebrated by critics as "the best bassist alive," virtuoso Edgar Meyer has changed notions of the double bass, and all string instruments, with his exclusive technique. His original compositions, ranging in genre from classical to bluegrass, have been premiered by the Emerson String Quartet, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Meyer became the only bassist to receive the Avery Fisher Prize in 2000 and was awarded the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship in 2002. His collaborations albums with Bela Fleck, Perpetual Motion, and Yo-Yo Ma, Appalachian Journey, both captured Grammy awards. His April 16th appearance at The Shedd with piano accompanist Amy Dorfman, Meyer will feature original compositions and improvisations and a set of his own transcriptions for double bass of pieces by Vivaldi, Schubert, Bloch, Chopin and Kreisler.
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Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
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NHT 2003-04 Schedule
September, 2003
Wed 17Jason Moran
October, 2003
Tue 07Tim O'Brien Band
Fri 24Randy Newman
November, 2003
Wed 05Joshua Redman Electric Band
Wed 12Natalie MacMaster
Sat 15Guy Clark
December, 2003
Sat 06Gonzalo Rubalcaba
Fri 12Rufus Wainwright
Fri 19Ramblin' Jack Elliott
February, 2004
Mon 02Dianne Reeves
March, 2004
Wed 03Joan Baez
Fri 05Wynton Marsalis
Thu 11Cassandra Wilson
April, 2004
Tue 13Brad Mehldau Trio
Wed 14Wayne Shorter
Fri 16Edgar Meyer
Sat 24Tom Paxton
May, 2004
Wed 05Dave Douglas Quintet
Sun 09Dave Liebman Group
Sat 15Alasdair Fraser
Thu 20Hawaiian Music's Next Gen
Sat 22Ungar & Mason
June, 2004
Tue 08Erik Friedlander
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