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Peter Adams and Osama Afifi Jazz Duo
June 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
Pianist/composer Peter Adams teams up with bassist Osama Afifi to bring you an afternoon of high energy modern jazz in a duo setting.
Peter has been a professional pianist for over ten years, playing with many different artists including Joshua Redman, Eugenie Jones, Cliff Colón, The Easy Street Big Band and many more. Through his experiences with so many talented musicians, he has become well versed in a multitude of genres including jazz, funk, fusion, classical, gospel, R&B, and latin. Peter is the founder the of the fusion-jazz quartet Velocity, for which he composes all the material and arranges. Their second album “Displacement Over Time” was released to raved reviews and the group continually play around the Pacific Northwest. Peter is also an in demand private instructor, teaching over 50 students a week.
Osama Afifi has been a professional bassist since 1983. He has recorded and performed live with many artists such as U.S. and Canadian tours with Yanni during the “Reflections of Passion”, “Revolution in Sound”, and “Dare to Dream” concert tours; a European and Canadian tour with French artist Vanessa Paradis; and a TV show on VH1 called Storytellers with The Doors. He worked with jazz vocalists Kurt Elling and Nnenna Freelon, The 5th Dimension, The Cadillacs, jazz saxophonist Gary Herbig, singer Debbie Boone, keyboardist Kei Akagi, Doors drummer John Densmore, Brazilian style guitar duo Hugo Jojo, and jazz trumpeter Tony Guerrero.