Doug Munro and La Pompe Attack to Play in Concert at Milford Center for the Arts
LiVE @ the MAC concert series presents Doug Munro and La Pompe Attack on Friday, November 17th at 8 pm at The Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Avenue, Milford, CT.
Master musician and guitar virtuoso Doug Munro is an established veteran of the New York music scene. Since 1987 he has released 17 albums as a leader and has appeared on over 75 recordings as a sideman, producer, and arranger working with a diverse array of artists including Dr. John, Michael Brecker, BB King, Darlene Love and Dr. Lonnie Smith.
Doug has over 75 original published compositions and over 300 recorded arrangements performed by some of the finest players in the world. He has released recordings in many jazz styles including: Soul-Jazz, Organ Trio, Latin and Gypsy Jazz
Doug's latest release, "Doug Munro and La Pompe Attack: The Harry Warren Songbook" is a Gypsy Swing infused tribute to Doug's great uncle Harry Warren who wrote such classics as Forty Second Street, Lullaby of Broadway, Jeepers Creepers and We're in the Money. The CD features guitarists Howard Alden, Vic Juris, Vinny Raniolo, Ted Gottsegen and Ernesto Pugliese along with violinists Howie Bujese and Andrei Matorin and bassists Matt Dwonszyk and Michael Goetz.
In the recording field Doug has received two Grammy nominations and two NAIRD awards. Amazon.com picked Boogaloo to Beck , on which Doug performed, arranged, and co-produced, as one of its Top Ten Jazz CD's of 2003. Doug also did orchestration work on the Oscar winning documentary When We Were Kings. In 2011 "A Very Gypsy Christmas " was picked as one of the top five holiday releases by the Wall Street Journal.
Doug has written 4 books on jazz improvisation for Alfred Music Publications, including "Swing to Bebop", which won the Music and Sound Retailers instructional book of the year award in 2000.
This concert is cabaret seating. Wine, beer, soft drinks and snacks are available for purchase in our Speakeasy lounge. Tickets are $20 and $15 for MAC members. For tickets or more information, go to www.milfordarts.org or call 203-878-6647.