Saturday, April 1st at 8:00 p.m.
This talented singer/songwriter started his career with humble beginnings busking and has since been leaving audiences spellbound with his live shows and unique style of slide guitar. Raised in rural England and with a musician father, Jack was brought up on a diet of music that could later be described as his main influences, including acts such as Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, John Lee Hooker, Peter Green, Jimi Hendrix, and Robert Johnson.
Friday, March 10th at 8:00 p.m.
Catherine Russell is a native New Yorker, born into musical royalty. Her father, the late Luis Russell, was born in Panama, emigrated to New Orleans and then New York City, becoming a legendary pianist/bandleader/arranger/composer and Louis Armstrong’s long-time collaborator and musical director. Her mother, Carline Ray, was a pioneering bassist/guitarist/vocalist and holder of advanced degrees from Julliard and Manhattan School of Music, who performed with international Sweethearts of Rhythm, Mary Lou Williams and Ruth Brown. It is no surprise based on her pedigree, Catherine Russell is a one-of-a-kind musician and vocalist. A graduate of American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Catherine toured the world, performing and recording with David Bowie, Steely Dan, Cyndi Lauper, Jackson Browne, Michael Feinstein, Levon Helm, Paul Simon and many others.