Lobster Rolls and Close Encounters

Posted by: Dave Douglas on June 6, 2013 @ 11:47 am
Filed under: Dave Douglas (News), Events, Photos

Thanks to all who came out to hear us in NY, New Haven, Portland, Providence, and Burlington! Hope you are enjoying the audio goodies.

And thanks to the amazing band! Jon Irabagon, Matt Mitchell, Chris Tordini, and Rudy Royston have made Time Travel so memorable. Great hang and play.

Highlights were, for one, hearing the workshop players at Shapeshifter Lab! They brought my sextet music to life in a very inspiring way. More workshopping next season!

Playing with Becca Stevens. It was our first encounter with Becca, and she brought deep heart and soul to the hymns and folks songs. Hoping there will be more opportunities to work with Becca soon.

New Haven, famous for its pizza, did not disappoint! Also, two selling out houses in the incredible space of Firehouse 12 was a real blast for us. Looking forward to hearing the tapes!

Portland, Maine’s Woodfords Congregational was the perfect spot of me. Probably the best lobster roll I have ever had just around the corner. Thanks, Portlanders, for your heart and for taking the communion of music with us.

Providence, Rhode Island’s refurbished Columbus Theater was a trip! It was an inspiration to get to jam with Bob Gullotti and Dave Zinno. To check out the original 1926 Wurlitzer organ, and, after hours, to kick back with Jeff from The Low Anthem and watch Close Encounters on the big screen. Fresh popcorn and all.

Burlington Jazz Festival was our final date, and I couldn’t be more thrilled with the FlynnSpace theater. We felt really close to the people — really felt the connection as we powered through the set. Thanks everyone for sharing the sounds!

The day after Burlington, the Greenleaf Team and I went hiking in Franconia Notch, New Hampshire. I’ll be giving a free concert there on August 24 and we wanted to check out the difficulty of the hike, the surroundings, etc. I can report back that this is a wonderful hike, moderate difficulty, about 2.5 hours to the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Greenleaf Hut. I know a lot of folks from Burlington want to come, so please keep in touch and we will update with details. It’s on.

And in the meantime, check out our little boutique, won’t you? Time Travel and Be Still are our latest. Maybe a gift for someone you love? Maybe pick up a catalog item you don’t have yet? A subscription to the catalog? We depend on your support and we appreciate it so much.

Thanks and best.

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2 Comments

  1. Thanks for the music DD!

    Comment by David Zinno — June 6, 2013 @ 6:12 pm

  2. Thanks for the music and the kind words. It was a treat for Bob and I to play with you and your great band!

    Comment by David Zinno — June 6, 2013 @ 6:17 pm

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