Concert Program

Suite No. 4 in Eb Major, BWV 1010, J.S. Bach

Toot Suite, Claude Bolling

Yardbird Suite, Charlie "Bird" Parker

Tuba Bach Chamber Music Festival

The Tuba Bach Chamber Music Festival is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Big Rapids, Michigan.

Since its inception in 2006, Tuba Bach has brought hundreds of exceptional musicians from around the world, across the United states, and from every corner of our state to present concerts and educational programming in West-Central Michigan, free of charge and available to all.


Past Seasons Archive > 2006 Concert Season > Concert 4

Concert 4
Sunday, October 8, 2006 • 4:00 P.M.

How Suite It Is

First United Methodist Church, 304 Elm St., Big Rapids, Mich.

Presented by
FSU Copy Center
Orville and Barbara Randle

Dedicated to the memory of
Philip Sirrine (1918-1997)

Featuring New York jazz pianist Chip Crawford, L.A. drummer Iajhi Hampden, and West Michigan bassist David Hay.

Guest artists join Edward K. Mallett in an exploration of the dance suite form perfected by Bach, featuring the celebrated "jazzical" music of French composer Claude Bolling, as well as bebop legend Charlie Parker's 'Yardbird Suite.'