Thursday, May 21, 2009

Jeans N Classics - Woodstock Revisited

Just back from Centre in the Square where we saw the Jeans N Classics band perform Woodstock Revisited with the K-W Symphony Orchestra.

John Regan described it as one of their coolest shows and it was!

From Jefferson Airplane to Joe Cocker, Santana and Janis Joplin, each and every song was expertly performed. And as Rik Emmett said, how cool to be able to perform in front of an orchestra.How fortunate are we to have a local orchestra!

Of course, Rik's guitar stylings of Jimi Hendrix and Santana are unparalleled but the highlight of the evening for me was Summertime, a Janis Joplin version performed by Katalin Kiss. Summertime started with a clarinet solo after which the clarinet continued to be beautifully played throughout the song. In my opinion,the clarinet is a highly under appreciated instrument, one I'm proud to say my nephew is learning to play.

Jeans N Classics will be back with 4 shows for the next season and I'll be there!


Sherry said...

Sounds like it was very entertaining & enjoyable!!

Anonymous said...

You qualify as a reviewer!!

Rosemary said...

Sounds like a good evening.

Joanne said...

We love Jeans N Classics and normally go, but we missed this one :( We heard it was great! So glad that you were able to see it.

lani said...

To fun Ya know there is a new movie coming out all about the story behind woodstock Im excited.....Is there Jeans N Classic's out here??? hum Im going to google that right now...lovee U