Dr. Bill Bares, a prolific player, composer, educator and innovator on the Asheville jazz scene, will be gone for a few weeks, but the Wednesday Jazz Series he launched at the White Horse Black Mountain will be going strong in his absence.
Pianist and composer Richard Shulman takes up the mantle for a performance on Wednesday, June 21 at 7:30. For his White Horse show Shulman dons his jazz hat with the Richard Schulman Trio, featuring Asheville jazz veterans Zack Page on bass and Rick Dilling on drums. The set list includes original melodic jazz that the Trio is preparing to record.
The versatile Shulman has trained extensively in both jazz and classical music, and has performed brilliantly as a soloist and collaborator in a variety of genres. He’s a prolific artist who has has recorded twenty-three albums under his own name and has contributed piano parts and original compositions to many others. He currently divides his concert efforts between his meditative compositions and jazz, intentionally aiming to bring beauty and passion into the world through his music. The show starts at 7:30 p.m., tickets are $10 advance and $12 at the door.