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White Album Ensemble
October 27, 2013
Performing the complete Revolver and Magical Mystery Tour albums
Featuring a string quartet and horn section from the Redwood Symphony, and Bill Harvey, trumpet soloist from the Oakland symphony.
Sunday, October 27
The White Album Ensemble Has been performing spot-on performances of recordings the Beatles never did live for a decade now. Beginning with sold out theater concerts of the White album, live, then tackling Revolver, Sgt Peppers, with the strings, keyboards, sitars, multiple vocal parts,that were not available in the 60s. The WAE represents an idea of what the Beatles would sound like, if they had done a concert in the 70s, with strings, horns, Eric Clapton and Billy Preston reprising their album cameos.
“This wonderful local group is the next best thing to hearing the Beatles perform these albums live (which they never did…)”— UCSC dean of music, professor Fred Lieberman, Phd
“…musically, they were tighter than a hangman’s noose… an excellent performance…”— Metro Santa Cruz