What a Wonderful World: Live Jazz from the Marcus Roberts Trio
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The last date listed for Marcus Roberts Trio: What a Wonderful World was Saturday April 25, 2009 / 8:00pm.
Currently at North Park Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $46.00 - $56.00
- Our Price:
- $23.00 - $34.00
A contemporary rock musical about the devastating toll that mental illness takes on a suburban family may seem odd ... but Next to Normal became one of Broadway's biggest and most compelling hits in recent years. This riveting show nabbed three Tony Awards in 2009 and the Pulitzer Prize for its heartbreaking, humorous and unflinchingly authentic look at a seemingly normal modern family's struggles with the effects of bipolar disorder. Each character's journey in this San Diego Musical Theatre production is further punctuated by powerful music scored by Tom Kitt (American Idiot). Featuring 30 original songs, including "Just Another Day," "You Don't Know" and "Superboy and the Invisible Girl," Next to Normal is, in the words of The New York Times, "much more than a feel-good musical; it is a feel-everything musical." Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
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While each musician was talented, there were too many solo's during each piece. As well, it seemed like the trio was extremely restrained, and perhaps that is their style. I was expecting a rousing, blues-gospel-oriented jazz performance, but it was almost more like the sounds you'd hear at Nordstrom's. Pretty-sounding, but very lightweight and without soul. The description of it was more stirring than the performance itself.
Rhythmic and powerful, Marcus Roberts Trio explores the blues and gospel traditions that are part of the essence of jazz. What a Wonderful World features selections from Jelly Roll Morton and arrangements of songs popularized by the greatest jazz improviser of all time, Louis Armstrong, as well as the queen of gospel music, Mahalia Jackson.