The Color Bars Experience Plays Nick Drake
7 December 2016.
Following on from the success of the High on the Sound project, tribute to Elliott Smith, the Color Bars Experience pays tribute to another great melodist in the person of Nick Drake. Nick Drake left his mark on pop music despite only releasing 3 albums, each one iconic. He was a talented pianist and saxophonist, and although his works didn’t find fame during his short lifetime, renown and recognition have never stopped growing since the seventies, to the point that
Nick Drake is today idolized and considered as one of the most influential authors and composers of the second half of the twentieth century. His Pink Moon album is the central point of this tribute, an album with only one guitar and his voice. The Color Bars Experience will play this album in a chamber music format, exclusively acoustic instruments, classical instruments.
The group contains 10 musicians : violin, viola, cello, double bass, Classical Guitar, flute, oboe, bassoon, horn, percussions. The Color Bars Experience will be accompanied by several singers who will interpret Nick’s Drake timeless songs in a new light and breathe fresh life into them.
Eric Pulido (Midlake band singer / guitarist), Mark Gardener (Ride band leader) & a 10 piece chamber orchestra.
The Color Bars Experience :
Solo violin: Ekaterina Malachkova-Debiak
Viola: Benachir Boukhatem
Cello: Johannes le Pennec
Double bass: Dmitri Tokarev
Classical Guitar: Alexei Khorev
Flute: Justine Caillé / Anne Cecile Cuniot
Oboe: Christophe Patrix
Bassoon: Cecile Hardouin
Horn: Bruno Hiron
Percussions: Pascal Laborie
Sound: JC Cheneval / Florian Chereau
Arrangements: Christophe Patrix / Ekaterina Malachkova-Debiak
Tickets priced €35 go on sale this Friday 20 May at 9am through www.ticketmaster.ie & usual outlets nationwide.