Sat, March 18 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
One event on Sat, March 18, 2023 at 8:30 pm
Recognized for their eclectic and soulful approach to creating music, the Straight Ahead sound ranges comfortably from mainstream jazz R&B ballads, avant- garde to Brazilian funk.
DOORS @6PM, SHOWTIME @6:30PM / DOORS @8:30PM, SHOWTIME @9PM
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Out of Detroit’s lively jazz scene, which has produced some of the best musicians in the world, comes the ground breaking all female jazz group, Straight Ahead. A group of strong, inventive instrumentalists and vocalists, they have shown themselves to be powerful and imaginative composers and arrangers.
Straight Ahead’s founding members are the foundation for the band with Marion Hayden on bass, Alina Moor on piano and Gayelynn McKinney on drums Hayden and McKinney are known as first-call players for any project involving modern jazz, where Morr brings to the table her expertise in and affection for Latin music as well as blues and gospel. The current group also includes vocalist Kimberly Wright and trumpeter Ingrid Racine.
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