Sunday Night Jazz Showcase
Program #147 (January 1 at 8:00PM)
Jeri Brown has earned a reputation as one of jazz’s most outstanding artistic vocalists. With many fine musicians who are labeled "artistic," it’s sometimes overlooked how richly musical, thoroughly accessible and enjoyable their music can be.
Jeri Brown is focused, ambitious, daring and intent upon creating music that is both well-conceived and honest. Brown is well known for performing and recording with passion and dedication.
Committed to the legacy of vocal jazz, Ms. Brown’s performances fill the historical spectrum of classic American songbook themes, original jazz compositions, and contemporary world themes with intense vocal improvisations, and include collaborations with diverse, legendary jazz artists.
Jeri Brown has performed or recorded with such musicians as Betty Carter, Oscar Brown Jr., John Hicks, Grady Tate, Kirk Lightsey, Ellis Marsalis, Fred Hersch, Chico Freeman, Joe Lovano, Cyrus Chestnut, Dr. Billy Taylor, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Rowles and many others.
(story courtesy of Jeri Brown)