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Hubert Laws, NY Flute Club
Start Date: 12/16/2012Start Time: 5:30 PM
End Date: 12/16/2012End Time: 7:30 PM
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Hubert Laws, NY Flute Club

Sun, Dec 16, 2012 @ 5:30pm

 

Internationally renowned flutist Hubert Laws is one of the few classical artists who has also mastered jazz, pop, and rhythm-and-blues. He has appeared as a soloist with the NY Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta and the orchestras of Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago, Cleveland, Amsterdam, Japan, Detroit. He has appeared with the Stanford String Quartet and given annual performances at Carnegie Hall, sold-out performances in the Hollywood Bowl with fellow flutist Jean-Pierre Rampal and was a member of the NY Philharmonic and Metropolitan Opera Orchestras. In addition, he has appeared at the Montreux, Playboy, and Kool Jazz festivals; he performed with the Modern Jazz Quartet at the Hollywood Bowl in 1982 and with the Detroit Symphony in 1994. His recordings have won three Grammy nominations. Mr. Laws has been involved in unique projects such as collaborations with Quincy Jones, Bob James, and Claude Bolling for Neil Simon's comedy California Suite, a collaboration with Earl Klugh and Pat Williams on the music for How to Beat the High Cost of Living: and film scores for The Wiz, Color Purple, A Hero Ain't Nothing but a Sandwich, and Spot Marks the X. There are 20 albums in Mr. Laws' discography for such record companies as: Atlantic, CBS, CTI, including: "My Time Will Come," and "Storm Then The Calm" for the Music Masters record label. Session work includes collaborations and recordings with Quincy Jones, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Freddie Hubbard, Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Aretha Franklin, Lena Horne, Sergio Mendes, Bob James, Carly Simon, Clark Terry, Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic. He was selected the No. 1 flutist in Down Beat readers' polls 10 years and was the critic's choice for 7 years. Currently awarded Downbeat #1 flutist for the years 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

 

For tickets click here http://www.nyfluteclub.org/.

 

NY FLUTE CLUB SEASON at BPAC:

Oct 14 @ 5:30pm:  Paul Fried

Nov 4 @ 5:30pm:  Jasmine Choi

Dec 16 @ 5:30pm:  Hubert Laws

Jan  13 @ 5:30pm:  Sooyun Kim

Feb 10 @ 5:30pm:  TBA

Mar 17 @ 5:30pm:  Lorna McGhee

Apr 21 @ 5:30pm:  NY Flute Club Competition Winners

 

Contact Information:
Name: Box Office
Phone: 646-312-5073
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  • Baruch Performing Arts Center

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