Monday, November 9, 2015

USA: Rondi Charleston Appearing @ Jazz at Kitano NYC November 12, 2015 8:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m.

Rondi Charleston 
@  Jazz at Kitano NYC 
November 12, 2015 
8:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m.  
Randi Charleston - Vocals
Dave Stryker – Guitar 
Brandon McCune – Piano 
Ed Howard – Bass
Tim Horner - Drums 
"These are some of the most memorable new songs to come from a jazz singer since Abbey Lincoln. Charleston delivers vocal artistry at the highest level on this collection" George Kanzler Hot House Magazine

Motema Music recording artist, Rondi Charleston, is an award winning jazz singer, lyricist and composer whose work has appeared in film, TV and on stage through the U.S. and in Europe.  She recently collaborated with pianist Fred Hersch on music for the award winning film, “No Place on Earth,” which had worldwide theatrical release and was shown on the History Channel.  Her fifth solo album, “Signs of Life”  charted on JazzWeek, and JazzTimes says, “She is a songwriter whose poetic, narrative and compositional skills are comparable to such modern masters as Joni Mitchell and Paul Simon.”  She has performed to sold out crowds at Yoshi’s, Catalina’s, Dakota, Birdland, Blue Note, Joe’s Pub and at Jazz at Lincoln Center as part of the the Women in Jazz Festival Jazz at Dizzy's.   Rondi is also an Emmy and Peabody award-winning journalist, having worked with Diane Sawyer at ABC News PrimeTime Live.

 Jazz Showcase at the Bickford Theatre   
Morris Museum 
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ 07960 

The Kitano - New York
66 Park Ave. at East 38th St.
New York, NY
For reservations call: (212) 885-7119
Shows at 8 pm and 10 pm