Bing Concert Series APRIL 2014

All patients, families, visitors and staff are welcome to enjoy weekly concerts performed by professional quality musicians in the Atrium (Ground Floor, between Units D and E), at 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm, every Wednesday and Friday.  Detailed weekly schedule of concerts here.

WEDNESDAY, April 2, 12:30 pm
HEARTSTRINGS MUSIC — The Music of Italy
Heartstrings Music is Al Fabrizio on mandolin and Hugo Wainzinger on guitar. These two masters of Italian music will transport you to the sidewalk cafes of Rome, sunny Tuscan landscapes and relaxing gondola trips on the canals of Venice as they play classic Italian folk music, love ballads, and iconic Italian movie themes, including the “Godfather” of them all!


FRIDAY, April 4, 12:30 pm
CROSSING BORDERS — Straight-Ahead Jazz
Crossing Borders is an international jazz group led by the heralded Canadian jazz vocalist/pianist Jennifer Scott and S.F. Bay Area saxophonist Kristen Strom, who is well–known for her melodic, engaging style. Their music is cool and smoky, intimate and fiery, swinging and soulful.


WEDNESDAY, April 9, 12:30 pm
MOONGLOW TRIO — Acoustic Pop, Rock & Jazz
This is a great trio performing pop, rock, and jazz songs in an intimate acoustic format. The musicianship, vocals and arrangements are something to be experienced as you listen to your favorite tunes from the variety of genres they cover. This group does it all!

FRIDAY, April 11, 12:30 pm
A-R-C PIANO TRIO — Classical Music Selections
Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as “representing the young, up-and-coming generation,” and a cellist with “notable conviction and skill,” by San Diego Arts, Armenian-American cellist Ani Kalayjian’s recent successes have taken her to to Japan, Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United Sates, both as a soloist and chamber musician. Hailed as “riveting” by the San Francisco Examiner, Korean-American violinist Rebecca Jackson, is a native of California. Ms. Jackson received her B.M. from The Juilliard School and received a graduate degree from UC Santa Cruz.  A prizewinner at the Lyon International Chamber Music Competition, Christine McLeavey Payne was featured on Radio France and France TV. This promises to be a spectacular concert of classical selections by these brilliant musicians.


WEDNESDAY, April 16, 12:30 pm
ECLAIR DE LUNE — Gypsy Jazz
Eclair de Lune is a popular acoustic swing-jazz quintet.  They deliver a soulful, far-ranging sound from Gypsy Jazz, Hot Club swing, bossa nova, West Coast jazz, tango, Parisian musette waltz, Great American Songbook, pop classics, and world café.


FRIDAY, April 18, 12:30 pm
BLUE, APACHE SONG CATCHER with DOUG ADAMZ — Native American Flute & Guitar
Blue’s music crosses barriers and penetrates the heart and spirit in unprecedented ways. A master flute player, Blue brings an intensity and authenticity that is unsurpassed by other players of his instrument. Blue will be joined by Doug Adamz on guitar.   "Doug is an excellent guitarist... a terrific guitarist!”— Harold Bradley, Country Music Hall of Fame.


WEDNESDAY, April 23, 12:30 pm
ON-CALL — Jazz Standards
On Call is comprised of Stanford Hospital community caregivers Dr. Terrigal Burn on piano, Dr. David Deneau on saxophone, Dr. Tamara Jones Dunn on vocals, and Stanford Hospital Musician Jeff Buenz on Bass Guitar.  These talented caregivers will perform gems from the American Jazz standards songbook with superb musicianship and finesse.


FRIDAY, April 25, 12:30 pm
PITCHFORK TRIO — Iconic American Composers
The Pitchfork Trio explore America’s musical giants performing works by diverse composers like John Phillip Souza & Jelly Roll Morton through George Gershwin’s era. Virtuoso guitarist Mark Holzinger is featured with veteran bassist Bing Nathan and San Francisco Magazine’s Best Piano Man ’07, Eric Shifrin.


WEDNESDAY, April 30, 12:30 pm
DUO SYMPHONIUS — Classical Guitar

Duo Symphonious is dedicated to re-imagining orchestral and chamber music. Guitarists Zac Selissen and Michael T. Roberts developed a passion for the classical guitar, but also a common interest in a wide range of music, from jazz to tango to the Baroque.
 

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