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Born To Be Blue w/ David Braid

January 25


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Broadway Theatre

 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon
 (306) 652-6556
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David Braid’s original compositions for the 2015 film Born To Be Blue have earned him awards and accolades worldwide. For one night only David will take the stage at the Broadway for a discussion of the film (including director Robert Budreau) and a screening of the film. Afterwards, David will be joined by 3 gifted Saskatoon musicians for a truly unique quartet performance.

Born to be Blue

Born to be Blue starring Ethan Hawke is a re-imagining of jazz trumpeter Chet Baker's life in the 60's. When Chet stars in a film about himself, a romance heats up with his costar, the enigmatic Jane (Carmen Ejogo). Production is shelved when Chet's past comes back to haunt him and it appears he may never play music again but Jane challenges him to mount a musical comeback against all the odds.

David Braid

Hailed in the Canadian press as "one of his country’s true renaissance men when it comes to music" (The Ottawa Citizen), and "a jazz genius to call our own" (Maclean’s Magazine), composer and pianist David Braid is an eight-time Juno nominee, and winner of three Juno Awards for his solo piano recording, ’Verge’, large ensemble recording, ’The David Braid Sextet Live.’, and small ensemble, "The North".

Braid concertizes his original music and improvisations in the UK, Scandinavia, Continental Europe, Russia, China, Australia, The United States, and Canada.

David Braid: Piano/Composer
Dean McNeill: trumpet
Nevin Buehler: Bass
Kyle Krysa: Drums

 
 

 

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