Jazz at the Spring Hosts Kate Baker and Vic Juris at Spring Street Gallery
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Join us for an evening of enchanting songs from the great American songbook performed by, Kate Baker and Vic Juris, one of the most compelling voice & guitar duos on the scene today. Juris, who is admired by jazz guitarists around the globe, can create a self-contained orchestra with 6 strings--a complete accompanist and soloist who can carry complex and swinging arrangements single handed. Added to the lush texture of guitarwork from Maestro Juris, the clear-as-a-bell sonorities of Kate Bakers voice brings the beauty of each song to the forefront. Bakers tone and phrasing deftly reveals all of the emotion and poignancy this uniquely American music offers in its original lyric-centric context. These songs tell stories and Kates readings plumb the richness of each composition the duo chooses. But dont get too relaxed, as Vic Juris will also dazzle us with his incredible improvisations and flights of fancy which, hes well known for, and that have long made him a top tier first-call player in New York. ...