Music Scene: A Musical Caravan and other area shows set for Jan. 20–26
Several area musicians have formed A Musical Caravan and will present an eclectic journey through distant lands and long-ago eras at two venues.
A Musical Caravan, with David Alderdice and Friends, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at Cavalcade, 201 E. Aspen Ave., in Fruita, and at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Blue Sage Center for the Arts, 226 Grand Ave., in Paonia.
An unique mix of strings, woodwinds, brass and rhythm, the ensemble features percussionist David Alderdice, guitarist Javier de los Santos, violinist Stephanie Mientka, sousaphone and flute player Jeannette Carey, trombonist Dave Noe and marimbist Arlyn Alderdice.
David Alderdice has complied and arranged a set list of music from around the world, according to the ensemble notes at embodyingrhythm.com.
Alderdice is the founder of the Embodying Rhythm School of Percussive Arts in Paonia, which offers lessons, classes, workshops, and playshops that focus “mainly on the musical, creative, experimental, improvisatory, healing, universal, and interdisciplinary concepts of rhythm.”
Tickets for the Cavalcade show cost $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Call 260-5413 or go to cavalcadefruita.com for tickets and information.
Tickets for the Blue Sage show cost $23 for Section A or $18 for Section B. Students will receive a $5 discount. Tickets will cost an additional $4 if purchased at the door. Call 527-7243 or go to bluesage.org for tickets and information.
Go to embodyingrhythm.com to learn about A Musical Caravan and to view a rehearsal video.