Jazz trio to perform at Bates
The Jimmy Bruno Trio, led by jazz guitarist Jimmy Bruno, will perform at 8 p.m. Sept 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. General admission at the door is $10 and $5 for students and seniors. For reservations call 207-786-6135.
Bruno, first influenced by his father’s guitar work on Frank Virtue and the Virtue’s 1959 hit “Guitar Boogie Shuffle,” toured with Buddy Rich at age 19 before doing studio work and recording with Tommy Tedesco in Los Angeles. His releases on Concord Records include Burnin’, Slight of Hand, Like That and Live at Birdland. He also appeared on The Concord Jazz Guitar Collective with Alden and Frank Vignola.
Joining Bruno for the Bates concert will be his regular Philadelphia- based rhythm section: drummer Vince Ector and bassist Craig Thomas.