Aidan Plank Presents: Collected Works Concert And Livestream @ BOP STOP
Original Compositions by Smith, Wagner, Coles, Kennard, Bruce, and Plank
When: Sep 10, 2021, 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Where: BOP STOP
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Tonight is a celebration of music created by Northeast, Ohio based composers. Bassist, Aidan Plank, has formed a large ensemble of musicians to perform his original compositions as well as those of Howie Smith, Brad Wagner, Chris Coles, Dan Bruce, and Bryan Kennard. Attend this concert in person or tune in to BOP STOP's Facebook page at showtime to catch the live stream. Accessing the stream is free but donations are encouraged and can be made at www.givebutter.com/CollectedWorks
Aidan Plank is a bassist living in Northern Ohio. He currently serves as bassist for the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Cleveland Jazzworks, and Dan Bruce’s Beta Collective. Aidan’s own ensemble, Pulse, explores original compositions by its members as well as a diverse range of music composed by well-known and obscure jazz composers.
As an educator Aidan serves as the jazz bass instructor at Kent State University and at Cuyahoga Community College’s Jazzfest Academy. Aidan has also served as a clinician and adjudicator at the Maplerock Jazz Festival (2016) at Ashland University and at the Lakeland Jazz Festival (2018) at Lakeland Community College.
Performance highlights include performances with: Dan Wall, Joe Lovano, David Berkman, Tim Armacost, Tierney Sutton, Vanessa Rubin, Gerald Clayton, John Fedchock, Bill Dobbins, Bruce Johnstone, Joe Maneri, Steve Davis, Jamey Haddad, Michael Philip Mossman, Carl Allen, Randall Woolf, Terence Blanchard, The Cleveland Orchestra, Judi Silvano, Bruce Arnold, and others.
Aidan was featured on NPR’s “Jazz Night in America” radio show on their May 16, 2019 broadcast: “Cleveland’s Joe Lovano Comes Home”.
Aidan has performed at Carnegie Hall, Severance Hall, The Knitting Factory (NYC), Spectrum (NYC), Elastic Arts (Chicago), and Blossom Music Center.
Aidan is a graduate of Cleveland State University.