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First and foremost, Eastwood Symphonicis a project that bears witness to a transmission, the one that has taken place between a son, Kyle Eastwood, and his father Clint Eastwood. Even if it’s true that, as a young man, Kyle Eastwood did appear in a few films made by his father, what has united and transcended them above all else is their mutual passion for music. It is precisely that passion, so dear to Clint and such an everyday part of Kyle’s life today, which has bound their relationship so closely over the years.
Quentin Collins - Trumpet
Brandon Allen - Saxes
Andrew McCormack - Piano
Chris Higginbottom - Drums
01. EASTWOOD OVERTURE | 02. MAGNUM FORCE “MAIN THEME” | 03. GRAN TORIND “MAIN THEME” | 04. BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY “DOE EVES THEME” | 05. EIGER SANCTION “MAIN THEME” | 06. THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY “MAIN THEME” | 07. UNFORGIVEN “CLAUDIA’S THEME” | 08. LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA “MAIN THEME” | 09. DIRTY HARRY “MAIN THEME” | 10. CHANGELING “MAIN THEME” | I1. ELAGS OF OUR FATHERS “MAIN THEME” | 12. A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS “MAIN THEME”
The Eastwood Symphonic Project is a musical project led by American jazz musician and composer Kyle Eastwood. The project features his quintet along with a 65-piece orchestra performing the movie themes from his father Clint Eastwood's movies.
Kyle Eastwood, born in Los Angeles in 1968, is the son of legendary actor and director Clint Eastwood. He grew up in a family of musicians and developed a passion for music from a young age. He started playing the bass guitar as a child and later attended the University of Southern California, where he studied music and played in jazz clubs around Los Angeles.
Kyle Eastwood's musical career took off in the 1990s when he formed his own jazz band and released his first album, "From There to Here," in 1998. He has since released several critically acclaimed albums and collaborated with a number of other musicians, including his father. Kyle has also contributed to the soundtracks of several films.
The Eastwood Symphonic Project was initiated by Kyle Eastwood with the goal of bringing together his jazz quintet and an orchestra to perform the movie themes from his father's films such as Gran Torino, Letters From Iwo Jima, Flags of Our Fathers and Bridges of Madison County.
The orchestral arrangements were done by Luxembourgish composer and arranger, Gast Waltzing. The project has toured extensively across Europe and has received high praise for its
The Eastwood Symphonic Project is a testament to Kyle Eastwood's musical talent and his ability to blend jazz and orchestral music seamlessly. The project has brought a unique and captivating performance to audiences around the world, and has solidified Kyle Eastwood's place as a respected musician and composer in the music industry.
On Wednesday, May 17th, the Eastwood Symphonic Project will take the stage at the Luxembourg Philharmonie. This esteemed venue will provide the perfect setting for an unforgettable evening of music, showcasing the project's stunning arrangements and powerful performances.
Continuing their musical journey, the Eastwood Symphonic Project will then travel to Coutances, where they are scheduled to perform on Saturday, May 20th. This concert promises to be a highlight for music enthusiasts in the region, as the project brings their signature style and energy to the stage.
In June the Eastwood Symphonic Project will grace the stage at the Prague Proms in Prague, Czech Republic. This renowned music festival, known for its exceptional performances and diverse lineup, will provide an ideal platform for the project to showcase their extraordinary talent and captivating arrangements.
Continuing their musical journey, the Eastwood Symphonic Project will then travel to Tbilisi, Georgia for a concert on Saturday, June 24th. Set in the enchanting city of Tbilisi, this performance promises to be a memorable event, where audiences will be treated to an unforgettable evening of music.
These concerts are part of the Eastwood Symphonic Project's ongoing tour, where they have wowed audiences with their seamless integration of the jazz quintet and a 65-piece orchestra. By reimagining the iconic movie themes from Clint Eastwood's films, the project brings a fresh and dynamic approach to these beloved compositions.
With their impeccable musicianship and boundless creativity, the Eastwood Symphonic Project has garnered acclaim from music enthusiasts around the world. Their ability to effortlessly combine the spontaneity of jazz with the grandeur of orchestral arrangements has made them a captivating force in the music industry.
Fans and concertgoers in Prague and Tbilisi eagerly anticipate the Eastwood Symphonic Project's performances, knowing that they will witness a truly unforgettable musical experience.
Further concerts are planned for 2023 and 2024 as follows.
08/07/23 - UMBRIA JAZZ FESTIVAL (PERUGIA, I)
15/07/23 - PALAIS DES FESTIVALS (CANNES, FR)
18/07/23 - LES CHORÉGIES (ORANGE, FR)
11/10/23 - LE GRAND REX (PARIS, FRANCE)
10/11/23 - THÉÂTRE KIRCHPLATZ (LIECHTENSTEIN, LI)
25/11/23 - LE CORUM (MONTPELLIER, FR)
09/12/23 - VENDÉSPACE (LA ROCHE SUR YON, FR)
28/03/24 - LE COLISÉE (ROUBAIX, FR)
The record Eastwood Symphonic is due for release on September 1st 2023, and will be available on CD or as a double vinyl album. The event will also be celebrated by the publication of a book accompanying a 10” vinyl disc, together with a documentary produced by Arte.