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PJS Presents: FLOW with David Braid & Penderecki String Quartet

  • Charles Hotel 509 Charles Street North Perth, WA, 6006 Australia (map)

PJS PRESENTS: DAVID BRAID and the Penderecki String Quartet

The Perth Jazz Society are proud to present improviser, composer and Steinway Artist, David Braid this June! Performing the music from FLOW, Davis will be joined by the internationally acclaimed Penderecki String Quartet. Please join us for this not-to-be-missed performance!

Doors from 7pm, Music from 7.30pm
Tickets: $15 PJS Members | $25 Non-members

David Braid, pianist/composer (CANADA)

with the Penderecki String Quartet:
Jerzy Kaplanek, violin (POLAND)
Jeremy Bell, violin (CANADA)
Christine Vlajk, viola (USA)
Katie Schlaikjer, cello (USA

About David Braid:
Hailed in the Canadian press as "one of his country’s true renaissance men when it comes to music" (The Ottawa Citizen), and "a jazz genius to call our own" (Maclean’s Magazine), composer and pianist, David Braid is a seven-time Juno nominee, and winner of two Juno Awards for his solo piano recording, ’Verge’, and ensemble recording, ’The David Braid Sextet Live.’

Braid concertizes his original music and improvisations in the UK, Scandinavia, Continental Europe, Russia, China, Australia, The United States, and Canada.

Combining the discipline of European classical music with the spontaneity of jazz, Braid’s music is described as "brilliant" (Montreal Gazette), "wide-ranging, exploratory" (South China Morning Post), "une force poétique" (Le Soleil) and "hauntingly beautiful" (The Globe & Mail).

David Braid is a Steinway Artist, a Special Associate Artist of Sinfonia UK, an Artist-in-Residence at the University of Toronto, and a Research Fellow at the University of Leeds. He is a recipient of the Ontario Foundation for the Arts’ prestigious prize: ’Paul de Hueck and Norman Walford Career Achievement Award for Keyboard Artistry.’

His arrangements and compositions were an integral part of the Chet Baker-inspired film, ’Born to Be Blue’ and his jazz score received praise for its "contemporary patina without sacrificing period authenticity" (The Times, UK). He also won ’Best Original Score’ and ’Best Original Song’ at the 2017 Screen Awards.

Earlier Event: June 22
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Later Event: June 26
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