The Playhouse Project and Swiss Global Artistic Foundation present
at The Playhouse 64 Huntting Lane, East Hampton
contact Mirra Bank @ 212-724-1686 or Kate Baker @ 973-766-2589
Workshop and Master Class with Jazz Masters: “What Makes it Swing?”
Concert: A Tribute to “The Great American Composers”
*Meals and beverages will be provided on both days. Events are free and open to the public. We encourage attendance by all interested teachers, students, parents and members of the community.
The Jazz Workshop/Master Class nurtures and enlivens the connection to jazz music for participants through one-on-one work, as well as performance under the supervision of recognized masters. The “Great American Composers” Concert fosters live jazz as an art form and enriches the greater community with an evening of world class performance experienced in an intimate setting.
Kate baker’s love of music is the basis for two remarkable talents: singer and educator.
Kate Baker’s distinct and authentic sound enchants audiences across the globe. Her vocal style and masterful lyrical expression have launched her successful career as one of today’s most coveted voices. Her hypnotic sound resonates with echoes of diverse inspirations from jazz, Brazilian, Latin, and blues music. Newsday has called her “brilliant,” The Daily Gazette has raved about her “exquisite, captivating stage persona” and The Los Angeles Times has named her “impressive.” At home with a Cole Porter standard or an Antonio Carlos Jobim composition, crooning in English or Portuguese, Kate Baker embodies the musician’s singer. read more…
Composer Roger Ames talks about writing music for voice and about his latest projects, including “Laudate Dominum” and a musical adaptation of How Green Was My Valley. read more…
By Helen Rattray
(October 28, 2010) The confluence of a world premiere and a workshop performance by students, adults who are amateur musicians, and skilled professionals made for a rare and uplifting experience Saturday night in a program presented by the Playhouse Project at the Ross School in East Hampton. read more…