Saturday, April 17, 2010

Giving In to Their Bass-er Desires

Cool and unusual: Ten jazz double bassists onstage at the same time. Even cooler: One of them is Rufus Reid:

(This was the post-intermission special at the Baylor Jazz Ensemble concert last night. Needless to say, the whole concert was quite enjoyable, and during the bass group's two selections--a lush ballad and a playful romp on Duke Ellington's "Just Squeeze Me"--they produced some unique sounds. Kudos to director Alex Parker for putting the whole thing together.)

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