Performances embody music by The Piano Boys and Ed Baum
November 21, 2020
| 8:43 a.m.
Native pianist Ed Baum information for Group Arts Workshop. (Courtesy picture)
Rhyan and Zeyn Schweyk, The Piano Boys, have been taking part in piano for the reason that age of 5, and 5 years in the past once they have been 9 and 10 years previous, they have been strolling down State Road in Santa Barbara once they noticed a piano sitting out on the sidewalk.
“Ought to we play it?” they requested one another, and shortly sat down and started a track. A crowd gathered, round what was one of many Pianos on State devices. That was the primary public efficiency of the Piano Boys, who’ve now performed venues throughout city.
Lately, Group Arts Workshop (CAW) invited Rhyan and Zeyn to sit down down and document a live performance on the CAW with Metropolis TV filming.
Their present goes on-line at 5 p.m. Sunday Nov. 22, here. The efficiency may even air on Metropolis TV Channel 18 on Cox Cable, 8 p.m. Saturday Nov. 21; 5 p.m. Nov. 22; 7 p.m. Nov. 23; and 9 p.m. Nov. 26.
Pianist Ed Baum, who has performed professionally in Santa Barbara for 35-plus years, for the previous 5 autumns has carried out digital live shows on the “beautiful, whimsical, feral” Pianos on State, and posted them to YouTube, the place they’ve racked up many hundreds of views.
Final week CAW recorded Baum taking part in on a Pianos on State piano, identical as at all times, however not out on the road. His efficiency consists of “On the Road The place You Dwell,” “Alone Once more,” and “Time Stood Nonetheless.”
Viewers also can try Baum’s interpretation of Queen’s “Killer Queen” for a particular choral look from CAW’s neighborhood crows on the finish.
Pianos on State 2020 On-line Live performance Sequence venues and dates:
Santa Barbara Bowl: Efficiency with symphonic conductor Emmanuel Fratianni outside within the Jerry Garcia Glen, Obtainable now here.
Lobero Theatre: Performances that includes Zach Gilland Opera Santa Barbara. Obtainable now here.
Group Arts Workshop: YouTube Premier that includes the Piano Boys, opens 5 p.m. Nov. 22.
Marjorie Luke Theatre: Efficiency on-line 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, with artists Brian Mann, Gil Rosas, Michael Mortilla, Sio Tepper, Mendeleyev and Jay Actual.
Middle Stage Theatre: Efficiency up on Middle Stage web site 7 p.m. Nov. 21.
Pianos on State is a collaborative expertise between native organizations:
Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative, Lead Organizer
Santa Barbara Bowl
Santa Barbara County Workplace of Arts and Tradition
Santa Barbara Schooling Basis
Downtown Santa Barbara
Metropolis of Santa Barbara
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