April 9, 2018
MONDAY | APRIL 9, 2018 | 7:30pm | BOGIES PRESENTS "KEYS WEST": A CELEBRATION OF THE PIANO — DAVID GARFIELD (cover $10)
APRIL 8, 9 AND 10 7:30 pm
Bogies is proud to bring you three of the most acclaimed pianists of our generation. This show will focus on the versatility of the piano and the pianists. We are bringing in a grand piano especially to accommodate the talents of true legends - Brian Auger, David Garfield and Mike Garson and their equally accomplished sidemen.
This will be a special series at our club. We are turning back to the clock to a time gone by, and, through the music, travelling back to Manhattan during the time of smokey speakeasies and eclectic explorations in the world of of music, a time of suits and gowns, spats and hats, Old Fashions and Sidecars. So get dolled up, grab your sweetheart, and head down to Bogies for a rare experience to see these A- list musicians in their natural element . . . unplugged and unbelievable!
WE WELCOME YOU TO DRESS FOR THE OCCASION . . . .
4/9/18 7:30 DAVID GARFIELD SPECIAL ACOUSTIC JAZZ SEXTET
David Garfield Special Acoustic Jazz Sextet
- David Garfield - Piano
- Joe Porcaro - Drums
- Emil Richards - Vibes
- Chuck Berghoffer - Acoustic Bass
- Ira Nepus - Trombone
- Larry Klimas - sax
David Garfield has had the same mission statement since moving from his hometown of St. Louis to Los Angeles as a teenager in the early 70s: “I make music.” Fully living up to this vision and in more expansive ways over the past few decades, the multi-talented keyboardist and musical Renaissance Man has established himself an eclectic force in popular music. At any given point during his career—and often at the same time—he has been a renowned songwriter, producer, bandleader (of Los Angeles based contemporary world jazz collective Karizma), arranger, recording artist, record label owner (Creatchy Records), session and touring musician, musical director and composer of various commissioned themes for global organizations.
Reflecting on his extraordinary, diverse career, the Los Angeles based Garfield says, “It’s creatively invigorating to have the opportunity to do so many interesting musical projects, to see so many amazing places throughout the world, and to work with some of the greatest musicians both in L.A. and overseas. I feel as though I am always learning from the artists and musicians I work with, not simply on a musical level, but also benefiting from their wealth of stories and life and career experiences. There are always unexpected thrills along the way, from opening with his band for Sergio Mendez or Jason Mraz to recording in a studio next to Paul McCartney or Alice in Chains and having the opportunity to meet and get to know them. I love being involved in so many different aspects of music and the feeling that I truly never know what’s coming up next.