2014/2015 Season Opening Night with The Lost Fingers
Friday Sept 19 at 7:30 PM (Opening reception at 7 PM)
The Lost Fingers is coming back in Los Angeles to open the 2014/2015 Season at Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz with special guest John Jorgenson
By exercising remarkable musicianship, heavenly vocals and creative arrangements, along with a keen sense of humor and eccentric fashion, this quartet transforms pop/rock music classics performed in a Django gypsy jazz style with a hint of blue grass. Their creativity and virtuosity allows them to take the listener on a entertaining music journey through everything from AC/DC to Earth,Wind and Fire to Michael Jackson to Deee-lite to Dolly Parton to Daft Punk. This is a remarkable, high energy and fun show, designed for music lovers, pop-culture aficionados, and even conservative jazz experts.
The Lost Fingers have sold over 400,000 albums across the world and have a Canadian double-platinum selling “Lost in the 80’s” album and a gold selling “Rendez-vous Rose” album under their Tiger of Sweden sponsored belts. They’ve toured Canada coast to coast, and performed in over 22 different countries such as the US, Russia, France, Spain, Lithuania, Turkey, United Emirates, New Caledonia and Colombia to name a few. They’ve shared the stage with a long list of top-selling artists, most notably Celine Dion, when they performed together on TV’s Star Academie.
They have also collaborated and performed with respected jazz/studio musicians such as the be-lated George Harrison’s favorite guitarist Robin Nolan, Elton John’s band leader/guitarist John Jorgenson and the guitar virtuoso, Andreas Oberg to name a few.
Their 5h album (3rd in English) has been released in early 2014 featuring the sublime and beautiful new vocalist Valerie Amyot (finalist on “La Voix” Quebec’s version of the popular American TV show The Voice) and the guitar virtuoso Dr. Frank “La Mitraille” Rioux who possesses a doctorate in Jazz Guitar.
For this premiere as a quartet in LA they will be playing with special guest world-class musician and multi-Grammy winning artist John Jorgenson. Music virtuoso, he is known for his blistering guitar licks and mastery of a broad musical palette. In addition to acoustic and electric guitars, he is also regularly featured on the saxophone, clarinet, bouzouki, pedal steel, mandolin, vocals…
TRK’s 2014/2015 Season Opening Night with The Lost Fingers is made possible with the support of the Quebec Government Office in Los Angeles.
Pre show Reception sponsored by The Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles & Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles.