An Evening With Andrew Young
An Evening with Saxman Andrew Young featuring René Piet (piano/keyboards)
World renowned Saxophonist Andrew Young, (Liverpool, UK) and Pianist René Piet, (originally from Amsterdam) will be back at The Whitehouse Theatre, Plettenberg Bay on Saturday 23rd June performing at the Kids of Kurland’s Fundraising Concert.
Andrew and René will be performing songs from Andrew’s latest Albums, Diamonds, a collection of classic songs such as Summertime, Over The Rainbow, Manenberg and Easy Street a mixture of original tracks (First Flight and Brooklyn Sunrise written by René Piet, and the title track Easy Street and Ay’s Mambo written by Andrew Young), along with a number of well known favourites such as Desperado (Eagles) and I’ll be there (Jackson 5).
Born in Liverpool, Andrew studied clarinet and saxophone from the age of eight. Now an internationally renowned recording performing artist, he has performed for Queen Elizabeth at the Royal Festival Hall, worked with Dionne Warwick, Gino Vannelli, Shirley Bassey, Jonathan Butler, Sir James Galway and José Feliciano amongst others.
Born in Amsterdam, Rene studied jazz piano at the Conservatory of Music in Alkmaar, The Netherlands. He has performed all over the world with various bands and artists and he is renowned for his musical versatility. René has lived in George since 2003 and what better place to launch the new cd than in his home town surrounded by friends and loved ones.
Whenever these award winning, world class musicians get together something musically magic happens and you can look forward to a memorable and captivating performance of a unique brand of easy listening smooth jazz.