November 19, 2017
Shanahan Center, Drinkward Recital Hall
320 E. Foothill Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711
Jazz pianist Dave Thompson leads a screening of Bruce Spiegel's film "Bill Evans, Time Remembered" (2015; 1hr 24min). Includes Q and A.
Dave Thompson has been teaching and performing for more than 25 years. He studied with George Shearing and Joanne Brackeen in New York City, and for many years with Don Haas in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has performed both as a solo performer, and with trio. He has also composed scores for documentaries and films for the Sierra Club and commercial video productions. His solo CD, Introspect, met with critical acclaim, including reviews by Marc Meyers of The Wall Street Journal, JazzWax.com, and Grammy Award Winning Writer Neil Tesser of Chicago Jazz. Thompson is currently teaching master classes on the life and music of Bill Evans, at music programs around the US, and next year in Europe and Asia. He also accepts students for private instruction.