Kicking Horse Culture has added an extra show to the Live Kicks lineup. Jazz musician David Braid had a bit of extra time while touring in the Calgary area, so Kicking Horse Culture jumped on the opportunity to bring him to Golden.
He will be making the drive to town to play a solo jazz concert on the KHC’s new Yamaha Grand Piano in the Civic Centre on Tuesday Feb. 5.
For lovers of jazz and the piano, and for folks who like to be adventurous in their musical taste, do not miss this performance.
Hailed in the Canadian press as “A jazz genius to call our own” (MacLean’s Magazine), two-time Juno award winning David Braid is among a new generation of Canadian artists making his mark on international stages. Braid has performed across Western Europe, Scandinavia, Asia, Australia, Brazil, the United States and Canada.
Combining harmonic intricacies fundamental to European classical music and the spontaneity of American jazz, Braid’s original music engages audiences with melodic lyricism and rhythmic pulses that do not conform neatly to any one musical genre. His work has been described as “refreshingly uncategorizable” (Paris Transatlantic), “wide-ranging, exploratory” (South China Morning Post), “une force poétique” (Le Soleil) and “elegant” (Ottawa Citizen).
Tickets are $25, and are on sale at the Art Gallery of Golden. The show starts at 7:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m.