Celebrating Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016), an American musician with a career spanning four decades. Prince was known for his eclectic work, flamboyant stage presence, extravagant fashion sense, and wide vocal range. His guitar mastery is part of his genius usually lost among his many other talents.
Celebrating Talmage Holt “Tal” Farlow (June 7, 1921 – July 25, 1998), an American jazz guitarist. He was nicknamed “Octopus” because of how his large, quick hands spread over the fretboard.
Celebrating Katherine Thomas (born June 6, 1966), known by her stage name The Great Kat, an English musician known for her thrash metal interpretations of well-known pieces of classical music. Thomas is a classically trained violinist, graduating from the Juilliard School.
Celebrating Steven Siro Vai (born June 6, 1960), an American guitarist described as a “highly individualistic player” and part of a generation of heavy rock and metal virtuosi who came to the fore in the 1980s.
TONIGHT! Dean Granros & Zacc Harris at Icehouse
2528 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
The first date of Dave Power’s June Residency Mondays at Icehouse will feature his own trio 58 Belvedere with Dean Granros (guitar) and Chris Bates (bass), as well as Cory Healey’s Beautiful Sunshine Band, which consists of Erik Fratzke on bass, Jake Baldwin on trumpet, Noah Ophoven-Baldwin on cornet, Zacc Harris on guitar, and Healey on drums. Both groups will be playing original songs, improvisational pieces, and hardcore breakdowns.
58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros’ guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Chris Bates provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.
Cory Healey’s Beautiful Sunshine Band:
Cory Healey’s Beautiful Sunshine Band was formed in 2014 and consists of Twin Cities jazz-scene heavyweights. The music that The Beautiful Sunshine Band plays draws from Be Bop, Free Jazz, Ambient Music, and Doom Metal. Their debut record, Beautiful Sunshine, was released by Shifting Paradigm Records in March 2016.
Celebrating Susan Kay “Suzi” Quatro (born June 3, 1950), an American rock multi-instrumentalist and the first female bass player to become a major rock star.
Celebrating Lizzie Douglas (June 3, 1897 – August 6, 1973), known as Memphis Minnie, a blues guitarist whose recording career lasted from the 1920s to the 1950s. Among her best known songs were “Bumble Bee” and “When the Levee Breaks.”
Celebrating Andrés Segovia Torres, 1st Marquis of Salobreña – (February 21, 1893 – June 2, 1987), known as Andrés Segovia, virtuoso Spanish classical guitarist. He was the most important force in making the guitar a concert instrument and continued to perform into his 90s.
Celebrating David Russell (born June 1, 1953 in Glasgow), a classical guitarist widely known for his near flawless tone and diverse repertoire.
Celebrating Paco Peña (born June 1, 1942), a Spanish flamenco composer and guitarist born in Córdoba, Spain as Francisco Peña Pérez.