$18 pp advance ticket purchase on line $20 pp at door $12 pp minimum (food/drink)
2 sets: 8 p.m. & 10 p.m. $18 pp music charge online $18 pp prepaid online music charge $20 pp music charge at door $12 pp minimum (food/drink)
Saundra Silliman-vocals Calvin Jones-Bass George Dulin-Piano David Silliman-drums/percussion
Drawing from musicshe heard while growing up in Oakland, California, Saundra’s love of Jazz shines through as the “main course” in her repertoire and performances, which are at times “seasoned” with sounds of R & B, Funk and Gospel music from her home town. Saundra has performed in Europe, Asia and Africa and has shared the stage with jazz greats, pianists Onaje Allan Gumbs, Herbie Hancock, Helen Sung; Bassist Buster Williams and guitarist Larry Coryell to name a few. Saundra is also the vocal component to bassist Tony Cimorosi’s NY International band. The two have collaborated on their most recent project “Duo Tones” a bass and voice album.
Stage credits for Saundra include the role of Billie Holiday in “Lady Day & Prez” at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, a cast member in the work shop production of “Don’t Bother Me I Can’t Cope” at the Ford Theatre in Washington, D.C. directed by Tony award winning director Kenny Leon and more.
Joining Saundra will be:
Calvin Jones- Acoustic and electric bass; His recording resume numbers over 40 CD’s and he has toured and performed with Patti Austin, Don Braden Chico Freeman, Carla Cook, Greg Osby John Hendrix, Les McCann and many more. Broadway credits include “Bring ‘N Da Noise, Bring ‘N Da Funk” and “The Janice Joplin Show” to name a few.
David Silliman- Drums/Percussion; David has played at Jazz Festivals around the world, on the stage of Carnegie Hall, Broadway Theaters, Cabaret houses and jingle houses. He has played with Paquito D’Rivera, Buster Williams, Al DiMeola, Colombian Harpist Edmar Castaneda as well as Cassandra Wilson, Leslie Uggams and the late Blossom Dearie. His percussion work can be heard on the Mariah Carey’s highly acclaimed recording of “All I want for Christmas is you”.
George Dulin- Piano/Keyboards. Comfortable as a leader or a side man, Dulin handles it all with grace and an energy that puts a smile on every ones face. Trio , duo, solo, Jazz, Flamenco, Pop, he has played with the some of the greats.