Monday, June 13, 2011
7pm SHARP - 9pm
James Durst Welcomes Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist JIM SCOTT plus TED WARMBRAND
201 S. Division Street & Esther, Peekskill, NY 10655 USA
Phone ahead for ADVANCE RESERVATION admission of $8
JIM SCOTT is a rare musician who has transcended stylistic boundaries. He has recorded or shared the stage with luminaries from the jazz, classical and folk music worlds. From Carnegie Hall and the Newport Jazz Festival with the Paul Winter Consort to a concert at the end of the Great Peace March with Pete Seeger and Peter Yarrow, Jim’s travels have taken him around the world, e.g., a European tour performing his choral music with the Griffith Singers, recording in Findhorn, Scotland with jazz flautist Paul Horn and touring Nicaragua with Holly Near. As guitarist/vocalist with the Paul Winter Consort, he was co-composer of the monumental choral work, Missa Gaia/Earth Mass, recorded A Concert for the Earth in the United Nations, and also wrote several PBS soundtracks and composed & arranged an entire concert with the Indianapolis Symphony. More about Jim and his music may be found at www.JimScottMusic.com.
"Some kind of magician." --Pete Seeger
• JAMES DURST, your musical host, will introduce the evening with a short opening set. James has quietly traversed the planet since 1965, performing for rapt audiences of all ages in 49 states and 45 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Scandinavia, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, in Russia, Azerbaijan, Japan, Korea and most recently, several times in India and Israel. He draws from a rich and ever-evolving repertoire of distinctive original and collected songs in more than two dozen languages that reflect a global perspective and underscore the interconnectedness we share with all of life. Engaging each disparate audience in a participatory journey distilled from his travels, he brings us closer to our world and each other. For more about James & his music visit www.JamesDurst.com.
“A talented entertainer of no little range and versatility. His sometimes funny, more often poignant songs of other lands were always fascinating. Their ultimate message of peace and understanding left a warm impression of this delightful artist.”—Don Anderson, Winnipeg Free Press