When: Fri., May 6, 7:30-9 p.m. 2022
A concert of live original music composed by Humboldt Co. native Gregg Moore and set to the action of the Buster Keaton masterpiece The General. The present ensemble consists of an all-star cast of Humboldt County instrumentalists including Cal Poly Humboldt faculty and alumni, stalwarts of the local folk, rock and jazz worlds. Russ Thallheimer – tenor saxophone Jesse Garate – alto saxophone Matt Wardynski – clarinet Seth Mattingly – percussion Gilbert Cline – trumpet Gregg Moore – tuba, trombone, banjo, mandolin Music for the General' is a concert of live original music composed by Humboldt Co. native Gregg Moore and set to the action of the Buster Keaton masterpiece 'The General'.The music describes the entire 74 min. of the madcap, rough & tumble action of the film and reflects a wide variety of influences from parlor songs evocative of mid 19th century America to angular late 20th-century experimentalism and improvisation. For more information and to reserve tickets go to arcataplayhouse.org, or purchase tickets at Wildberries Marketplace in Arcata. Guests will be required to wear masks at this event.