New York, NY
Date and Time
Thursday, April 5th, 2012 at 7:30pm
Colorado College Music Department presents Visiting Distinguished Composers Concert:
Jed Distler, composer, in concert
Colorado College Performance Faculty
During his April tour, travelling south to Colorado Springs, Jed returns to Colorado College as a Visiting Distinguished Composer-in-Residence. On Thursday April 5 , his program encompasses works by Robert Schumann, Frederic Rzewski, Virgil Thomson, David Maslanka, and Thelonious Monk, as well as his own music.
Hailed as “an altogether extraordinary
pianist,” (Newark Star-Ledger) and as “The Downtown Keyboard Magus” (The New Yorker), and “a witty, congenial and adventurous pianist and composer” by Steve Smith (The New York Times), Jed will be touring the West Coast this April giving concerts in Colorado Springs, Denver, Las Vegas, Berkeley and Oakland. New York new music audiences know Jed as the curator and
host of the long running Serial Underground series presented by ComposersCollaborative, Inc. at the landmark Cornelia Street Café, as well as a guest host for Q2/New York Pubic Radio¹s keyboard show Hammered!