David Esleck Trio
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.
Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music (University of Richmond)
When the David Esleck trio performs, surprises are in store. The grand tradition of jazz piano – Scott Joplin, Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson, Bud Powell, Bill Evans, and many more – are filtered through Esleck’s mind and fingers, sprinkled with a little Beethoven, Debussy, Ives, Bartòk, Reich, and even a little Billy Preston, Keith Emerson, or Jerry Lee Lewis. Joined by jazz masters Jason Jenkins on bass and drummer Keith Willingham, this group is a favorite of jazz fans who enjoy both traditional and forward-looking music.