A jazz concert in tribute to Raphaël Dufresne will take place on Wednesday the 11th April from 7PM to midnight at the PRSC Space (14 Hillgrove road / 17 Jamaica Street, Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS2 8JP).
The concert will consist of open jam sessions and music played by Immigrant Swing and the different bands and fellow musicians with whom Rapha used to play.
THE GIN BOWLERS
JACK CALLOWAY AND HIS DANCE BAND
RED RAY & THE REPROBATES
PEANUT SHUFFLE CLUB
Musicians are welcome to join and play.
The event will also feature an art exhibition on the theme “going back to the bare essentials” showing videos on Rapha’s music and life, his places in Bristol, and a full sized reproduction of his studio created by PRSC artists for this event. Two other artists will exhibit works about Rapha:
Manuela Martines will show brightly coloured visual constructions inspired by Raphael’s childhood dreams.
Cecile Donato who will exhibit an artwork on the theme of Rapha’s philosophy, art and way of life.
A new CD with a booklet and a web site about Rapha will be released.
The exhibition will be open for friends and family from the 10th to the 12th April.