Featuring A Newly–Formed Quintet Plus Americana Vocalist AOIFE O’DONOVAN
The Trumpeter/Composer/Label Founder Celebrates 10 YEARS of Festival of New Trumpet Music with Debut Performance By New Dave Douglas Quintet September 19, 2012 AT 92YTriBeCa To Be Broadcast Live on WBGO-FM & NPR Music
Featuring Jon Irabagon, Matt Mitchell, Linda Oh, Rudy Royston with Special Guest Aoife O’Donovan
Douglas To Launch 50-State US Tour in 2013 To Celebrate His 50th Birthday Benefitting Rails to Trails ® and Other Outdoors Charities.
Dave Douglas describes the title of his new release, Be Still, as “aspirational.” The continually evolving trumpeter and composer settles down for a ballad-like set that presents a series of hymns and folk songs with an intensely personal connection. Be Still brings out the most lyrical side of Douglas, and introduces both a newly configured Quintet, and an important new collaborator, vocalist and guitarist Aoife O’Donovan. Continue reading