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Montreux Jazz Winner/Cole Porter Fellow, Dan Tepfer, Tours Midwest and Toronto 9/09


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Critically acclaimed pianist/composer, Dan Tepfer, will return to the Midwest for a tour of Chicago, South Bend, Toronto and Ann Arbor, Michigan. After stops in Poland, New York, Greece and France earlier this spring/summer, Dan is touring this current work, “The Goldberg Project" , which is a celebration of the J.S. Bach “Variations on Goldberg" mixed with jazz improvisation styling's from Dan himself. Described as a “remarkable musician" by the Washington Post and praised for his “brilliant career “ by the New York Times, Dan Tepfer is a New York-based jazz pianist and composer. Born in 1982 in Paris, France, in an American family, he earned a bachelor's degree in astrophysics from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, before settling down in the United States. Today he divides his time between sideman work with some of the great jazz musicians of our time (Lee Konitz, Charles McPherson, Paul Motian, Ralph Towner to name a few), and a busy touring schedule with his own solo, duo and trio projects. One of his compositions was recently premiered at Carnegie Hall. He is the winner of both the first prize and audience prize of the 2006 Montreux Jazz Festival Solo Pi ano Competition and is the current Cole Porter Fellow=2 0of the American Pianists Association Dan Tepfer, solo piano The Goldberg Project
U.S. Midwest Tour

Sat, September 12, 3pm
Where: Jazz Salon at PianoForte, PianoForte Chicago, 410 S. Michigan Ave, Suite 825, Chicago

Sun, September 13, 7pm
Where: Palais Royale at the Morris Performing Arts Center, South Bend, Indiana

Mon, September 14, 8pm
Where: Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave, Toronto

Tue, September 15, 8pm
Where: Kerrytown Concert House, 415 North Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor

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