Dream Theater’s extraordinary keyboard wizard Jordan Rudess announces solo shows. Voted “Best Keyboardist of All Time” (Music Radar Magazine), the virtuoso musician/composer will embark on an Australian & New Zealand tour this November performing his solo piano performance, FROM BACH TO ROCK: A MUSICIAN’S JOURNEY.
Calling Jordan Rudess a legend is an understatement - Keyboard Magazine
Jordan Rudess is best known as the keyboardist/multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire for platinum-selling Grammy- nominated prog rock band, Dream Theater. He trained at the world-renowned Juilliard School of Music, where he first studied as a child prodigy at age nine. As a teen, he defected to synthesizers in a classic act of rock ’n’ roll rebellion. In 1994, Keyboard readers voted him “best new talent,” and since then has become the universally acknowledged heir to the shredding throne of such prog-rock royalty as Keith Emerson and Rick Wakeman. Jordan is renowned for his unique fusion of classical technique and influences with rock sensibilities.
Rudess’ solo concert will travel through his fascinating musical journey – how a young Juilliard piano prodigy destined for a classical music career evolved into a keyboard rock star phenomenon.
Fans can expect dazzling performances of material ranging from George Gershwin, David Bowie and John Lennon, through to Pink Floyd, Liquid Tension Experiment and King Crimson. And of course, fans will relish an abundance of magnificent Dream Theater material.
Jordan Rudess has journeyed from the depths of tradition to the ever-expanding outer limits of musical possibility, inviting listeners along for the ride. The results are, unsurprisingly, consistently beyond world-class - The Musical Melting Pot
Jordan Rudess Bach to Rock: A Musician's Journey
Sunday Nov 25 Auckland - Tuning Fork
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