- Special Event
Blazing Virtuosity: Gypsy Jazz Double Bill (Special Event)
Blazing Virtuosity: Gypsy Jazz Double Bill
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 7:30 PM
Crested Butte Music Festival, Crested Butte, CO
• Jason Anick Trio salutes Stephane Grappelli (with guests Frank Vignola and Nicki Parrott)
• Olli Soikkeli vs Vinny Raniolo: Gypsy Guitar Battle
In the first set, brilliant jazz violinist Jason Anick employs his stunning technique and creativity to pay homage to all-time great violinist Stephane Grappelli. In the second set, two of the best guitarists on the planet square off is this dazzling display of virtuosity.
"Olli Soikkeli, a riveting Finnish guitarist who combines astonishing dexterity and speed with pure soul in a way that places him among the worthiest current day successors to the legacy of the great Django."
-The Wall Street Journal
"Jason's compositional voice is as distinctive as his virtuoso playing."
-The Boston Globe
Why should I attend?
This is a chance to see incredible virtuosity and artistry on display in one of the world’s most unique venues, the Mirror Palace.
Who are the performers, Jason Anick, Olli Soikkeli, and Vinny Raniolo?
Who is Stephane Grappelli?
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