Celebrating Women Musicians Concert Series
Inspiring musical excellence through positive role models...
This concert is part of Musically Minded Academy's Celebrating Women Musicians Concert Series. The purpose of this series is to highlight the talents of local female musicians to inspire musicial excellence through positive role models. Many celebrated local musicians will be featured on this great series!
August 10th, 8 pm -- Nina Ott with NO4: Nina Ott, piano and organ. Alan Hall, drums. Chris Lopes, bass. Eric Crystal, sax. Progressive latin jazz! A dynamic blend of detailed orchestrated compositions and spontaneous improvisation! Tix $12/$8 in advance or $15/$12 at door.
September 9th, 2 pm -- Angie Spinelli "Journey" CD Release Party: Angie Spinelli, piano. Billy Jones, drums. Fred Randolph, bass. Premier concert celebrating the 2012 release of Musically Minded Faculty Member Angie Spinelli's debut CD, "Journey," a collection of jazz standards and original material for piano trio.Tix $12/$8 in advance or $15/$12 at door.
October 28th, 8 pm -- Cheri Anderson and Mary Watkins, "Jazzin' the Spirit": Cheri Anderson, Wajeedah Hameed and Anna Maria Flechero, vocals. Mary Watkins, pianist. Trevelyn Lee, drums. Featuring Musically Mnded Faculty Member, Cheri Anderson--this concert will celebrate the divine in us combining jazz standards with positive lyrics of love. Tix $15/$8 in advance or $20/$12 at door.
November 18th, 5 pm -- Mary Jenson, "Beyond Jazz": Mary Jenson, vocals; Steve Carter, keys; Jeff Chamber, bass. A fusion of Modern jazz from the pioneers of the last 40 years! Featuring the music of signature composers ranging from Chick Corea to today’s rising star Gregory Porter. Mary’s originals from her 2011 release BEYOND will also be highlighted.
December 8th, 8 pm -- Lisa B, "First Night of Chanukah: Songs for Chanukah, Christmas, and the Solstice": Lisa B, singer and poet. Alan Hall, drums. Fred Randolph, bass. Celebrating the holidays through song and spoken word! Tix $12/$8 in advance or $15/$12 at door.
January 13th, 3 pm -- Laura Klein, "Original jazz by Laura and friends": Laura Klein, piano. Kasey Knudsen, saxophone. Other players TBA. Pianist/composer Laura Klein will perform original music and new arrangements of jazz standards. Tix $12/$8 in advance or $15/$12 at door.
January 26th -- Caroline Altman, "Reading of a New Musical": Caroline Altman, Composer; Patricia Milton, Playwright. Featuring singers Caroline Altman, Dyan McBride, and John-Patrick Moore. In this compelling new musical, artists Nan and Chloe discover the inherent sacrifices and joyful realizations that accompany the pursuit of truth in art and life while shining a light too closely on a community that resists discovery. Is the danger of truthful art worth the risk?
February 16th, 2013 -- Lua Hadar, vocalist: Music Director Jason Martineau on piano with bass, drums, reeds, percussion. Since its inception in 2007, Hadar’s band TWIST has developed a reputation for twisting the style of international standards, performing original numbers and presenting songs in different languages. Lua has charmed audiences from Yoshi’s to Bangkok’s Thailand Cultural Center to the Swan Bar in Paris.
March 3rd, 3 pm-- Pollyanna Bush & Raz Kennedy: The ProRrazone Love Project: Details coming soon!