'An Evening with FLY'

Program notes

Posted: Thursday, January 29, 2004

Friday's show, "An Evening with FLY," will include:

• "Blue Air," music by Schuler, B.B. King, The Ojays. Three pieces about the state of being blue-blue jazz, having the blues, girlfriend blues.

• "Cool Pops," music by James Brown, The Flamingos, Michael Jackson and Nat King Cole. A tongue-in-cheek look at the pop star icons of the '50s, '60s and '70s.

• "Out of Context," music by Antonio Vivaldi. When hiphop meets Vivaldi, what happens is out of the ordinary.

• "Mambo," music by Wes Montgomery, Dave Barbour and Yma Sumac. Revisiting Latin tunes of the '40s.

• "Earth Wind and FLY," music by Earth Wind and Fire. FLY travels back in time to the 1870s to groove to music by Earth Wind & Fire.

• "Eclair," music by Propellerheads, Debussy, Kodo drummers and live b-boxing. Flags, skateboards, stretch fabric and hiphop to a surprising musical mix.

(information taken from www.flydance.com)

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