Dale Fielder Quartet at Alvas Showroom

Dale Fielder uploaded this event on January 10, 2022

Where

Alvas Showroom
1417 W. 8th Street
San Pedro, CA
Map
(310) 519-1314

Dale Fielder Quartet at Alvas Showroom

When

Sat, February 5, 2022
8:00 pm

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Musicians

Dale Fielder
saxophone, baritone
Jane Getz
piano

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Dale Fielder Quartet @ Alvas Showroom
Cutting edge jazz originals and a few jazz standards

Dale Fielder is a hard-working improviser who knows his way around his horns. Alto, tenor, soprano, and baritone sax are his axes of choice —- all played with the same high degree of emotional outpouring. One of Fielder’s most endearing qualities is his inherent rawness. He can play very smoothly if he chooses but seldom goes that way. Close listening prompts an understanding of just how complete a package this L.A. sax man tends to be. Whether exploring an oblique 5/4 original such as "Troubadour Dreams" or the standard chestnut "Diane", Fielder’s lines always manage fruition, but his style demands that they stray out in left field, just missing the foul pole. Hey, it's Fielder’s choice, but it’s impossible not to appreciate what he’s doing: shoot from the hip. Some of the finest saxophonists in jazz history —- namely Jackie McLean and Eric Dolphy have held this same command. The jazz world could use a few more free-blowing free agents like Fielder....

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