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Nov 02-Nov 4, 2012
featuring special guest Nelson Rangell on saxophones & flute, David Lee Spradley on keyboards, Al Turner on bass & Ron Otis on drums
"one of the finest acoustic guitar players today." - Modern Guitar magazine
“…a guitarist with impeccable technique.” – The New York Times
“…Klugh is a master of nylon acoustic guitar and fingerstyle technique.” – Downbeat
Friday, November 2
8pm $35 & 10pm $25
Saturday, November 3
8pm $35 & 10pm $35
Sunday, November 4
6pm $35 & 8pm $25
Even with the many accomplishments of a long career, Earl Klugh doesn’t necessarily believe there is a peak level to playing guitar. “My enjoyment is searching out new things to play every day, and ways to play them,” says Klugh. “The essential excitement of music-making is renewed in every studio and stage performance…as if it’s the first time I’m doing it.”
Klugh’s studio debut came in 1969 on Yusef Lateef’s Suite 16. He then recorded on George Benson’s White Rabbit album, later touring with Benson and Chick Corea’s Return to Forever before launching his solo career in 1976 on Blue Note records. With over 30 solo albums, legendary collaborative albums with Benson (Collaboration) and Bob James (One On One, Two of a Kind, Cool), and adding his special touch as a guest artist for such diverse peers as Stevie Wonder, Chet Atkins, Miles Davis and Jimmy Buffet, Klugh continues to delight audiences worldwide.
The Earl Klugh Quintet will perform variety of songs from throughout Klugh’s career, as well as standards and classics arranged by Earl and the outstanding group of musicians that he is honored to share the stage with.