Battlefield Band: Exciting Scottish Music at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center
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The last date listed for Battlefield Band was Saturday March 27, 2010 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
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One of the best known saxophonists in the world, David Sanborn blends jazz, pop, rock and R&B into a smooth-as-silk sound that no other sax player has quite managed to copy. The career of this multiple Grammy winner was launched in 1975 by his (aptly-titled) debut album, Taking Off, and it hasn't come down since, spanning more than two dozen other albums. Established as both a soloist and a collaborator with the likes of Bowie, the Stones and Clapton, Sanborn now brings his "sweet-tart alto sound" (The New York Times) to Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beachfor an impassioned performance.
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Very fun and enjoyable evening. Goldstar gave us practically front row seats. The Battlefield musicians were not only adept and virtuosos, but all had a wry sense of Scottish humor that the audience warmed to very quickly. Lets put a Tartan...continued
See the band the Washington Post describes as “contagious Celtic funk.” Named after the Battlefield section of Glasgow, the group is credited with leading the revival of Scottish traditional music blending new songs and old and featuring modern instruments with blazing bagpipes and fiddle.