POSTPONED - Monika Herzig's Sheroes

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Showings

MCG Jazz Concert Hall Sat, Mar 21 7:00 PM

Description

Monika Herzig’s Sheroes is an amazing listening experience, brimming with passion for the performance, and highly recommended. While the panelists did not speak entirely in the past tense regarding gender bias in jazz, many acknowledged ways in which the jazz world has become more welcoming to women in recent years. At some point during the charged set, all questions about gender and jazz faded into the background.
The main takeaway: These musicians just play good. Real good. DB

“The jazz supergroup of the year is right here – SHEROES!”
– HOWARD MANDEL, Author/President of JJA

Monika will be joined by the following musicians:

Jaime Baum (flute) – Guggenheim Fellow, numerous awards as flutist/ composer

Rosa Avila (drums) – Pearl Drums artist, with Villalobos Brothers, Andy Williams, and more

Reut Regev (trombone)

Jennifer Vincent (bass) – Jazz at Lincoln Center educator, bassist with Duke Ellington Orchestra etc

Monette Sudler (guitar)

This performance is made possible with the support of Jazz Road, a national initiative of South Arts, which is funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation with additional support from The Andrew W. Mellon Founation.



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