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Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society presents MIKE GREENSILL AND DICK FREGULIA TRIOS 2011-04-03  4:30pm ($35)

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Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society


Douglas Beach House on Miramar Beach
307 Mirada Road
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
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MIKE GREENSILL AND DICK FREGULIA TRIOS

 

After graduating in 1972 from Leeds College of Music in England, Mike toured Europe and the Far East finally settling into his adopted home, San Francisco in 1977.

Well known in his role as musical director to acclaimed vocalist Wesla Whitfield with whom he has recorded sixteen albums, Mike is also resident piano player on Sedge Thomsons weekly Public Radio show to the world, West Coast Live. Mike can also be caught playing jazz in many a local saloon, including The Washington Square Bar and Grill in North Beach on Sundays.

As an arranger Mike, in addition to his work with Wesla, has had the opportunity to write for big bands and symphony orchestras including the Boston Pops and the San Francisco Symphony.

Mikes latest CD, The Mike Greensill Trio Live at the Plush Room, is available on-line at CD Baby and Amazon.com.

His writing and arranging for the Kronos Quartet can be found on Wesla Whitfield's CD "September Songs" on HighNote Records and Wesla's HighNote CD "Livin' On Love" released in June of 2006 features Mike's arrangements for The Klingelhorns a French horn quartet led by SF Opera's principle horn, Bill Klingelhoffer.

Wesla's and Mike's latest CD "A Message From The Man In The Moon" on their own label Pismo Productions - features Mike playing solo piano in a collection of duets with his wife Wesla on vocals.

Mike is currently in the middle of writing his magnum opus "Art of the Accompanist" (see a preview here) and exploring the taste delights of his new adopted home, St Helena in Napa Valley's "wine country".