For the first time ever in Abu Dhabi, the Laurent de Wilde Trio jazz trio will play a few of the greatest titles of the acoustic album “Over the Clouds”.
Born in Washington in 1960, Laurent de Wilde is an artist who stands out by the sheer depth and variety of his work. A world-renowned pianist, composer and author, de Wilde has redefined up to date jazz by means of experimentation and innovation.
Launched in 2012, the Trio’s album “Over The Clouds” marks de Wilde’s return to the roots of jazz and has been broadly acclaimed by critics for its maturity, magnificence and inventiveness. Over the clouds is a colourful, delicate and intimate album melting modern jazz with African beats.
As on the album, Laurent de Wilde will play in Abu Dhabi with the famend Swedish-American bassist Ira Coleman, with whom he recorded in New York within the 1990s. Coleman has performed with a number of the biggest names of music, together with Cab Calloway, Freddie Hubbard, Betty Carter, Branford Marsalis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Jessye Norman and Sting He was additionally musical director for the American jazz singer Dee Dee Bridgewater till 2009. The third member of the trio is Donald Kontomanou. Very energetic on the worldwide jazz scene, this percussionist has been enjoying in jazz golf equipment since he was 14 and is a daily in jazz festivals all through the world.
College students and underneath 21: AED 50
Alliance Française Abu Dhabi members: AED 80
Full Fare: AED 100
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Nov 20 2015
AbuDhabi Theatre Breakwater