Mon, December 18, 2017
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2017-12-18 7:00 pm
Mysterious Traveler - Larry Price at Free Library Of Philadelphia
Mysterious Travelers 4: Further Investigations - a collaboration between The Free Library of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Jazz Project. Back by overwhelming popular demand! FREE concerts every fourth Monday night from September 2016 through May 2017 audiences will hear from veteran, as well as up-and-coming musicians who are shaping the future sounds of Philadelphia with a sharp ear to the legacies of our past. This season our artists will continue to celebrate the massive and amazing collections of the Free Library by exploring them as a source of inspiration for the creation of new musical works.
Larry Price is an alto saxophonist, vocalist, arranger, composer, and producer originally from Wilmington, North Carolina, who tells vivid stories and paints vibrant pictures through his music. He has done lectures, workshops, and performances in Finland, France, Belgium, Russia, Estonia, Lithuania, Turkey, Kenya, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Canada. He has performed with noted artist such as James Carter, Ted Curson, Nancy Wilson, Quincy Jones, Ashford and Simpson, and Stanley Turrentine.
Mr. Price resided in Finland from 2002 – 2014, where he worked with one of Finland’s premier vocalists, Bianca Morales and Ukrainian-born, classical pianist, Viatceslav Novikov. Upon his return to the United States, Larry Price has become heavily involved in the Philadelphia music scene.
Saxophonist and composer, Larry Price will be our December guest artist in the Mysterious Traveler Concert Series. In his concert, Mr Price will create musical compositions inspired by the visual art work of legendary, Philadelphia printmaker, Dox Thrash.
Free Library Of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street