The Mike Rood Communion at Iridium Jaz Club
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The last date listed for The Mike Rood Communion was Saturday March 20, 2010 / 11:59pm.
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Singer-songwriter Lionel Richie got his start in Motown as part of the Commodores, but it's as a solo artist that he really shines. He became one of the most successful male solo artists of the 1980s, earning No. 1 hits starting with his debut in 1982 with "Truly." His other hits include the Caribbean-flavored "All Night Long," "Endless Love" with Diana Ross, "Hello" and "Say You, Say Me," which also won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. Now the five-time Grammy winner is following up a sold-out European run with a North American tour, including a stop at the PNC Bank Arts Center. He'll perform hits from his 30-year discography, beginning with his eponymous 1982 debut and extending through last year's Tuskegee, a platinum-selling collection that features duets of his hits with a variety of artists. Word on the street is that these concerts tend to become a giant sing-along, so brush up on your lyrics and get ready for some of the greatest ballads the '80s had to offer and much more. Sharing the stage with the five-time Grammy winner will be CeeLo Green. Known for his solo career as well as being a part of the soul duo Gnarls Barkley, Green has recorded numerous hits and is most widely recognized for the chart-topping single "Crazy" and his time as a judge on The Voice. Learn More
Guitarist Mike Rood is at the forefront of up-and-coming performers and composers in New York City. Born into a family of professional musicians, Rood has always been immersed in music. A self taught guitarist until late high school, in recent years Rood has studied with such musicians as Bruce Dunlap, Adam Rogers, John Patitucci, Vic Juris, John Abercrombie, Kenny Werner, & Claudia Villela.
Rood is passionate about bringing music to new places and nurturing the development of the guitar; he is one of only a handful of guitarists in the instrument’s history to utilize a unique technique based on the usage of five fingerpicks, rather than a standard pick or nails. This revolutionary approach has opened doors to contrapuntal improvising, and a pianistic, articulate style of playing.
Mike Rood – guitar
Mike Bjella – sax
Glenn Zaleski – piano
Aidan Carroll – bass
Colin Stranahan – drums
Rogerio Boccato – percussion