SCHUSTER CENTER DIRECTIONS Performed 8:00 pm Saturday, January 18, 2014
SATISFACTION rock ensemble
CHRIS LEGRAND vocals (Mick Jagger)
JIM RIDDICK guitar (Keith Richards)
JOHN WADE bass (Bill Wyman)
DOMINICK LANZO guitar (Ron Wood)
WADE FOWLER drums (Charlie Watts)
DAYTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
NEAL GITTLEMAN conductor
The Saturday, January 18 performance is an Encore! young professional event
Twenty-seven years after its formation in 1962, English rock band The Rolling Stones gained induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Over the 50 years the group has been together, vocalist/harmonica player Mick Jagger and vocalist/guitarist Keith Richards have been the backbone of the group and its success: sales in excess of 200 million albums, fourth place on Rolling Stone magazine’s "100 Greatest Artists of All Time" list, tenth place on Billboard magazine’s "The Billboard Top All-Time Artists,” and the second-most successful group on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Satisfaction is the international touring tribute show dedicated to The Rolling Stones, “World’s Greatest Rock & Roll Band.” This glamorous show has been in production and touring since 2001 with over 1,500 performance dates to its credit. It is the only production touring show of its kind in the world. This highly acclaimed production showcases the most authentic cast and costuming audiences have ever seen. The cast members bring a colorful performance to over 45 years of classic hits.
Chris LeGrand is the executive producer and cast member in the role of Mick Jagger for Satisfaction. Chris founded the show in 2001 with the goal of producing the first touring tribute show in honor of The Rolling Stones. With over 30 years' experience in the music industry and a bachelor's degree in business, Chris has developed the Satisfaction show into a 150-date annual touring entity.
Orchestrator Kevin Babuder has composed, arranged, and orchestrated music for major motion pictures, broadcast television, and video games. His works have been recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra, the Prague Symphony, and the finest Hollywood studio orchestras. His credits include Little Mermaid 3 for Disney, Daddy Day Camp, High School Musical 2, and the award-winning Pushing Up Daisies for ABC, among others. Kevin has conducted many professional orchestras and choirs and has performed on both piano and bassoon with major symphony orchestras.