Primal Mates Jazz Performance

Posted by OCVA / October 9, 2014

Chris Lee and Colleen O’Brien are Primal Mates, a contemporary jazz duo that performs on Thursday, October 9 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm at the North Bend Public Library.

The artists will use vibes, voice, cello and percussion to perform their Music in Poetry, Poetry in Music program of music they’ve set to poems.  Lee and O’Brien draw lyrics from a broad range of sources, including poets Gary Snyder,  Shakespeare, Rainier Maria Rilke, and from the writings of Jack Kerouac and composer/novelist Paul Bowles.

Lee and O’Brien formed Primal Mates in 1989, have toured nationally, and have performed at the Mt. Hood Jazz Festival, the Festival Internacional de Jazz in San Miguel, Mexico,, as well as being featured on the Denver PBS series Artist Profile.

This program is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact the library at 541-756-0400.

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