Announcing a new Meetup for The Seattle Jazz Meetup!
What: Tierney Sutton
When: Wednesday, February 17,[masked]:30 PM
2033 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
Wed Feb 17, 2010
$24.50 will be added to your food/drink bill at end of show
Lets meet at 6:30 to chat, eat, drink before show time 7:30
free parking in garage in alley wayyou sign up, please show up. I would not want to take you off of my next events.
call me[masked] up to show time if your having a problem.
I am NOT online after I leave for JA, so do not rsvp no after the fact.
THE GRAMMY NOMINATED TIERNEY
Christian Jacob (pianist), Trey Henry (bass), Kevin Axt (bass) and Ray Brinker (drums). Earlier this month, The Tierney Sutton Band received its second consecutive Grammy Nomination for best Vocal Jazz Album.
This is the latest honor to come from a 14-year collaboration that has resulted in a JazzWeek Award for Vocalist of the Year, consecutive nominations for Jazz Journalist Association awards, several #1 Cds on jazz radio, and critical praise throughout the world.headlined in recent years at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, The Hollywood Bowl and Jazz at Lincoln Center.
They have recorded 7 CD to increasing recognition and acclaim.
The bands most recent disc, On The Other Side
, released Feb 2009 and has been called by BusinessWeek a Masterpiece ...eloquent, honest and magnificently sung and played
All musical arrangements as well as business decisions are made by the band members as full partners. A concert by the Tierney Sutton Band is an experience of rare and powerful harmony achieved by humble performers at the top of their game. Critics agree that the reason this band endures is in the music: ? phenomenal rapport The chemistry is palpable a serious artist who takes the whole enterprise to another level www.tierneysutton.com
LA based jazz singer grew up in Milwaukee, attended Boston U & Wesleyan, she gained a degree in Russian language and literature. At Wesleyan, Sutton became involved in singing jazz and after graduating she went to Berkley for few semesters, studying under Jerry Bergonzi. 1994 moved to LA and become a fixture in the area's jazz scene. She teaches voice at USC, often leads her own group, sings with Buddy Childers and Dave MacKay, and has gusted with the Les Brown Orchestra. Sutton's debut CD was for A Music label in ?98; also recorded with Childers, and issued Unsung Heroes in the spring of 2000. CD ? Blue in Green? was a tribute to pianist Bill Evans that offered several songs that he had either recorded or collaborated on. Another record of standards, ?Something Cool? followed in 02 and offered several different genres including country and show tunes. Followed up with 3 more fine records for Telarc, 04 Dancing in the Dark, 05's I'm with the Band, 07 On the Other Side. Both I'm with the Band and On the Other Side received Grammy nominations and helped raise Sutton's profile nationally. In 09, Sutton -- a practicing believer in the Baha'i faith -- returned with Desire. Album includes Sutton's interpretations of jazz standards
Learn more here:http://jazz.meetup.com/184/calendar/12568505/