Posted: October 24, 2013
The Fourteenth Blues & Boogie Piano Summit will be held Saturday, Nov 9th, 2013 at the Southgate House Revival (111 E. 6th St., Newport, KY, 859-431-2201)
This event will feature: Mr. Boogie Woogie (Netherlands), Daryl Davis (Silver Spring, MD), Arthur Migliazza (Seattle, WA), Ricky Nye (Cincinnati, OH), With: George Bedard (Guitar), Chris Douglas (Upright Bass), Paul Ellis (drums)
Showtime is 9pm showtime with doors at 8pm. Tickets are $25 at the door or $20 in advance and available here or call Southgate House Revival at 859-431-2201
This show is a must see for previous attendees of the Boogie Summit and for folks that have never witnessed the event. There will be two grand pianos, a stellar rhythm section, no smoking, plenty of seating. An outstanding representation of piano styles will include: Mr. Boogie Woogie (Netherlands), a very energetic performer representing a lot of New Orleans R&B and rock 'n' roll; Arthur Migliazza (Seattle), young brilliant piano master beginning in boogie & blues traditions by age ten; Daryl Davis (Maryland), another wonderful disciple of boogie, blues & rock 'n' roll; and Ricky Nye (Cincinnati), the show's producer and a stylist channeling blues, boogie and New Orleans flavors in his personal way.
This year's show will be high in entertainment value, featuring excerpts from Arthur and Mr. Boogie Woogie's "Booginator: The Musical" plus other surprises! The rhythm section will be comprised of world class guitar master George Bedard (Ann Arbor, MI) and Ricky's ready steady team on the local front: Chris Douglas (upright bass) and Paul Ellis (drums).
Thanks to the sponsors that make it all happen: Willis Music/ Steinway & Sons; York Vision; Chez Nora; Dewey's Pizza; Bang Bang Salon; Eat Well; Esquire/ Mariemont & Kenwood Theaters and Citybeat Magazine