NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Monterey, California / 230

Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 5:30 PM  |  Golden State Theater  |  Presented by EG Conference


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This week, From the Top comes to you from the E.G. Conference at the Golden State Theater in Monterey, California, where an incredible 9-year-old pianist plays Chopin, a 16-year-old double bassist plays a piece written for Picasso’s 90th birthday, and ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro performs some of his own compositions accompanied by our young musicians.

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Ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro, violinist Charles Yang, guitarist Roberto Granados, and double bassist Emily Brown perform “Trapped” by Jake Shimabukuro, arr. Lee Blaske.

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