DAVE DOUGLAS WITH OURBIGBAND
Hailing from the small stretch of coastline where New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts meet, OURBIGBAND is an amalgamation of the region’s finest musical talent. Whether performing well-aged classics or original compositions, the 17-piece outfit delivers a fresh and incisive sound. Teeming with improvisers, composers, diverse talents and tastes, OURBIGBAND is not your average orchestra….
On October 8th, world-renowned trumpeter Dave Douglas joins OURBIGBAND for an evening of his original compositions. Douglas is a prolific musician, composer, educator, and musical entrepreneur from New York City, known for his genre-defying work with John Zorn’s Masada, Tom Waits, Bill Frisell, So Percussion, Trisha Brown Dance Company, Essen Philharmonie, and his own artist-driven record label, Greenleaf Music. With more than 40 recordings as a leader, his unique contributions to improvised music have garnered distinguished recognition, including a Doris Duke Artist Award, Guggenheim Fellowship, an Aaron Copland award, and two GRAMMY nominations.
His active projects include his Quintet; Sound Prints, a quintet co-led with saxophonist Joe Lovano; Riverside, a quartet co-led with Chet Doxas, featuring Steve Swallow; a duo with pianist Uri Caine; and, High Risk, an electronic-inspired quartet with Mark Guiliana, Jonathan Maron and Shigeto.