Rodric White Band – Music of MILES, HERBIE, TRANE & WAYNE: Friday, 14th of January 2022:
Pianist/music arranger Rodric White presents an all-star band performing the music of legendary jazz musicians
Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Wayne Shorter.
Rodric has written over 36 music arrangements for this project including Herbie Hancock (Butterfly, Toys, Jessica), Miles Davis (Fran Dance, So Near So Far, Love For Sale), John Coltrane (Naima, My Favorite Things, Theme For Ernie) and Wayne Shorter (Foot Prints, Yes & No) …
Rodric is delighted to perform again at FOUNDRY616 with trumpeter Ralph Pyl (Sydney All-Star Big Band / Back To Back), saxophonist Craig Walters (Swing City Big Band), trombonist/trumpeter Danny Carmichael (Danny Carmichael Big Band), bass player Peter Kohlhoff (Frances Madden) & drummer Steve Ley (Jeff Duff Band).
‘It surprised me to hear him announce a Keith Jarrett number. Even more so when [Rodric] played an extract from the Koln Concert. That took guts …’ – John Fenton NZ Jazz Critic (Australia & Pacific Gigs Review dated 15th September 2015)
‘Passionate performances of songs associated with the marvelous Billie Holiday made for a great night’s entertainment at Foundry 616. Rodric White’s arrangements allowed the talented six-piece band to display their considerable skills
allowing the musicians to entertain and display their skills as soloists and as an ensemble.’ – Mark Pigott (Sydney Arts Guide 15th September 2018)
‘The music shouts its strengths for all to hear: engaging original compositions, interesting textural meshes of acoustic and electronic and fine playing from pianist White and a cast including Phil Slater and Dale Barlow. ‘ – John Shand (Sydney Morning Herald 24th November 2006
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