Bruce Williamson/Art Lande ’69 Duo
The Williams College Department of Music presents Bruce Williamson/Art Lande Duo on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 8:00 p.m. in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall in the Bernhard Music Center on the Williams College campus. This event is free and open to the public
About Art Lande
As a pianist, Art Lande has recorded over forty albums for ECM, Arch, Elektra and Windham Hill Records, appearing with Gary Peacock, Eliot Zigmund, Jan Garbarek, Steve Swallow, Mark Isham, Paul McCandless, Ron Miles, Nguyen Le, Mark Johnson and Peter Erskine. He has also performed with such musical greats as Chet Baker, Charlie Haden, Joe Henderson, Bobby Hutcherson, Ernie Watts, Jon Hendricks and Sheila Jordan. As a teacher he has influenced countless musicians, including pianists such as Fred Hersch, Kenny Werner and Myra Melford. He has composed over 300 songs and has collaborated with dancers, visual artists and poets, including Allen Ginsberg. Art brings a vast vocabulary of musicianship and composition to a performance ensemble which strives for creativity, interaction and improvisational flexibility. Mr. Lande is a member of the Williams Class of 1969.
About Bruce Williamson
Saxophonist Bruce Williamson has made his home in NYC since 1983. He performs in jazz clubs worldwide, Lincoln Center, operas, ballets, Broadway show orchestras and on many TV and film soundtracks. He has performed or recorded with Fred Hersch, Jack McDuff, Jimmy Smith, Benny Green, Bobby McFerron, Gary Peacock, Dave Douglas, Milford Graves, Art Lande, Paul McCandless, Mark Isham, Tom Harrell, Randy Brecker, Toshiko Akiyoshi and many others. Bruce can be heard on over 50 recordings, including his own CDs on the Timeless and Origin labels. Outside of jazz, he has worked with famed director Julie Taymor and composer Elliot Goldenthal. Bruce has been awarded numerous NEA grants for jazz composition and is currently on the faculty at Bennington College.