Grammy Award Winner Headlines Jazz Eclectic Concert Series (Vol. 5)
Cunliffe is also an EMMY Nominated pianist, composer, producer, and arranger. He will be joined by other musicians and singers in the Myron's Cabaret Jazz Room. Cunliffe has performed and arranged for The Buddy Rich Big Band. He has worked with Frank Sinatra, as well as performed with Freddie Hubbard, Benny Golson, and The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra.
"We strive to increase awareness and participation in cutting-edge music in a new Jazz Age," said Niles Thomas, co-founder of the concert series.
The Jazz Eclectic also welcomes critically acclaimed vocalist, Andy James. Her sensual vocals are sympathetically accompanied by a piano-driven jazz combo featuring Cunliffe. She will be showcasing her original songs, as well
as sharing timeless standards with sensitivity and flair.
Additional performers will be Jazz Electic co-founder Bijon Watson, world-renowned trumpeter for artists such as Michael Bublé, Diana Krall, Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake and more. Joining him will be co-founder Niles Thomas, an esteemed singer/songwriter/
Thomas is known as The Duke of Jazz Noir. Watson and Thomas created the Jazz Eclectic series to embody The Art and Lifestyle of Jazz™. The concerts have been attracting an enthusiastic new-found popular audience for
jazz Thomas said.
During the concert, WosCaffé Ethiopian coffee will be available in the lobby. Proceeds will go towards the foundation's focus to build the first general hospital specializing in cancer care and research in Ethiopia, Africa.
For tickets visit http://www.jazzeclectic.com
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