Keystone Revisited, Featuring the Music of Jerry Garcia & Merl Saunders
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The last date listed for Keystone Revisited in Concert was Friday September 14, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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Dickens' timeless holiday fave undergoes a radically entertaining remaking courtesy of the famed Wanderlust Circus and quirky local chamber-music ensemble 3 Leg Torso. Acrobats, aerialists, jugglers, jazz-bos, crooners and clowns combine to create a completely new take on the Scrooge story, though the cranky old gent still learns the true meaning of Christmas. The score is provided by 3 Leg Torso, formerly a trio and now a quintet. Their wholly original sound is an eclectic mix of classical, tango, klezmer, Latin and world music, and their well-known fans range from Penn & Teller's Teller to director Morgan Spurlock (Supersize Me). Learn More
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The band was improvisational, but tight; keeping with the Keystone tradition. Tony Saunders (bassist and Merl's son) is a monster bass player and a hell of a nice guy. He told stories about hanging out with and playing with Merl and Jerry. Got to talk with him and guitarist Michael Hinton after the show. Drummer Bill Vitt was amazing, but made it look so easy. Michael Hinton is a very melodic player. The combined band energy really fired up the audience. Merl and Jerry would be proud.
Keystone Revisited was bought together because of the huge demand from fans to hear more music from the originators of the so-called “Jam Band.” They take their name and inspiration from a 1973 album by Jerry and Merl recorded at The Keystone in Berkely, CA. When Merl Saunders and Jerry Garcia got together it was pure magic. They were in these groups; Merl Saunders and Jerry Garcia, Reconstruction and Legion Of Mary, which were at the forefront of the jam band era.
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After over 20 years of being closed to the public, the Alberta Rose Theatre has reemerged as Portland's premier setting to experience acoustic music and live performances.