Bob Becker and Yurika Kimura – PASIC concert tour

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Concert PromoJapanese marimbist Yurika Kimura and I will present a PNinterview2013_Page_1Showcase Concert on Saturday, November 16 at PASIC ’13 in Indianapolis, IN. The concert, titled A Salute to George Hamilton Green, will include commentary and visual projections by historian Ryan Lewis. If you will be attending the convention, please come to the Sagamore Ballroom at 12:00 noon. If you can’t be there, Yurika and I also will make a small tour, with concerts before and after the convention, featuring a program with more repertoire but without the commentary. Details are on my Events page, which gives information about all of my upcoming non-NEXUS appearances.

November 8, 9:00 PM, Hockett Recital Hall, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

November 10, 3:00 PM, Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

November 12, 8:00 PM, Schuster Concert Hall, Wright State University, Dayton, OH

November 19, 8:00 PM, Stull Recital Hall, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

The repertoire for the PASIC concert and the tour program includes new transcription-arrangements for xylophone and marimba duet by Yurika Kimura. The series is now published by Keyboard Percussion Publications under the title Recollections of G.H. Green, and will be released at the convention in Indianapolis. The program for the concert tour is listed below.

 

G.H. Green                                                                                                Caprice Valsant

Marimba accompaniment arranged by Yurika Kimura

 

Dvořák/Dabney/Green                                                                            Castle Valse Classique

As played by G.H. Green with Earl Fuller’s Orchestra

Transcribed and arranged by Yurika Kimura

 

James Monaco                                                                                         In Sweet September

As played by the All Star Trio

Transcribed and arranged by Yurika Kimura

 

Gene Quaw                                                                                                Old Man Jazz

As played by the All Star Trio

Transcribed and arranged by Yurika Kimura

 

Sonny Cunha and John Noble                                                               The Hula Blues

As played by the Green Brother’s Novelty Band

Transcribed and arranged by Yurika Kimura

 

M.K. Jerome                                                                                      Poor Little Butterfly Is A Fly Gal Now

As played by the All Star Trio

Transcribed and arranged by Yurika Kimura

 

W.C. Handy                                                                                               Yellow Dog Blues

As played by G.H. Green and Frank Banta

Transcribed and arranged by Yurika Kimura

 

Jesse L. Deppen                                                                                       The Coquette

Xylophone solo edited by G.H. Green

Marimba accompaniment arranged by Yurika Kimura

 

G.H. Green                                                                                               Watermelon Whispers

As played by G.H. Green with dance orchestra

Transcribed and arranged by Yurika Kimura

 

G.H. Green                                                                                               Alabama Moon

Xylophone solo arranged by Bob Becker

Marimba accompaniment arranged by Yurika Kimura

 

George Gershwin                                                                                    Swanee

Xylophone Solo arranged by Bob Becker

Marimba accompaniment arranged by Yurika Kimura

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