Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW , Washington, DC 20007
Dave Kline is an electric violinist and composer, with British roots, immersed in world cultures and decades of musical exploration. He has performed with artists as diverse as Chick Corea and Dwight Yoakam.
This show features special guest Grammy-Winner Jon Carroll (Starland Vocal Band, Mary Chapin Carpenter).
Dave’s album Shifting Borders hit the #1 spot for 16 weeks on the Roots Music jazz and #1 for the year on the Roots fusion chart.
“Kline himself bows with a rich vibrato and melodicism like a modern Stephane Grappelli. This is a guy to check out in concert.”— George W. Hams, Jazz Weekly
“Beyond jazz, but with definite grasp of its core ideals, and able to swing and groove with the best of them.” — Michael J. West, Washington City Paper
This performance will showcase Dave Kline’s original world / jazz / funk / blues / rock compositions interspersed with contemporary hits - with Lynn Veronneau on vocals, Ken Avis guitar and vocals, Jon Laine drums, Mike Echols bass, and Jon Carroll on piano.