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Mimi Fox

October 28, 2015 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm

Mimi Fox Seattle Jazz Earshot Festival

Mimi Fox photo by David Belove

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$18 general; $16 members & seniors; $9 students & military


Joe Pass, one of the greatest 20th-century guitarists, once said that Mimi Fox “plays with tremendous fire” and “can do pretty much anything she wants on the guitar.”

Fox’s “firm control, clarity and concept” (AllAboutJazz.com) will provide an evening of both rich musical texture and passion. Winner of six consecutive DownBeat Magazine’s international critic’s polls, Fox is not only a world-renowned guitarist but composer and recording artist as well. Her introduction to the international jazz scene in the 1990s with a pair of CDs on Monarch records was followed by eight more, many critically acclaimed. Perpetually Hip, a 2006 double CD, was called a “masterwork” by the San Francisco Chronicle. Of her most recent album, Standards, Old & NewGuitar Player Magazine proclaims, “Beyond her passion and virtuosity, Fox plays with a profundity that only comes from a lifetime devotion to ones art.”

Touring extensively throughout the Caribbean, Japan, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe, her schedule includes major festivals from Tokyo to New York, including Montreal, Guinness Cork, Perth International, and Monterey Jazz Festivals. In addition to her breakneck performance calendar, Fox has composed and performed original scores for orchestra, documentary films, and dance, and has received prestigious grants from organizations including the California Arts Council and the William James Association.

“A remarkably accomplished straight ahead player with flawless time, pristine execution, serious chops…and an inner urge to burn” (JazzTimes), Fox will provide a profound evening of both rich virtuosity and passion.


 

Details

Date:
October 28, 2015
Time:
8:00 pm10:30 pm
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Organizer

Earshot Jazz
Phone:
206-547-6763
Email:
info at earshot dot org
Website:
www.earshot.org

Venue

Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Website:
http://www.waywardmusic.org/