On Friday, August 23, 2019 at 7 PM. Spirited, headed up by the dynamic Joan Henry, will peform at Green Kill. 10 dollars at the door or tickets may be reserved at eventbrite.com Seating is limited to 45. BYOB. Ozubar offers soft drinks and snacks.
Joan Henry – lead vocals, percussion, Dennis Yerry – keyboards, vocals, Gus Mancini – sax, synths, Tom DePetris – guitar, Rich Syracuse – bass, Ruperto Ifil – drums.
These artists are all composers & performers in their own right; among them, they have played with a veritable Who’s Who in Jazz & Popular Music – Dizzy Gillespie, Jack DeJohnette, Kenny Burrell, Lee Shaw, Jaco Pastorius, Michael & Randy Brecker, the Brubeck Brothers, Pete Seeger, Max Romeo, Waylon Jennings, Cyndi Lauper, Maria Muldaur to name a few — yet they were all looking to work even deeper. SPIRITED prides themselves on the in-the-moment experience they bring to audiences as a band.
About Joan Henry
Tsalagi / ‘Nde / Arawaka Traditional Song-Carrier
Joan’s father’s Louisiana Cherokee roots nourished her jazz soul from early on, furthered by a lineage of singers down her mother’s side. SPIRITED’s lead singer and percussionist is fresh from a short run in a starring role on Broadway in Heather Henson &Ty Defoe’s magical AJIJAAK ON TURTLE ISLAND. This Composer/Performer/Artist & Educator’s life embraces stage, film & television along with over 30 recordings in native traditional, contemporary, classical and jazz venues. Other recent Off-Broadway adventures include Water Is Life (Defoe/Sinutoke), Primer For A Failed Superpower (Chakin & The TEAM), Crane: On Earth, In Sky (Henson/Defoe) and a score of concert venues including New York City’s Indigenous Peoples Day, The Clearwater Festival and Pete & Toshi Seeger’s Memorial Celebration broadcast internationally from Lincoln Center; the 30th Anniversary Company of West Side Story and the National & Japan tours of Camelot with Richard Harris lie in in her distant past. She is founder of contemporary fusion band Noyeh-Ongeh, Mother Earth, traditional women’s drum group Mothers of Nations Singers, an alumna of CCE’s intergenerational Percussion Orchestra Of Kingston (POOK) along with performing with Amerinda’s Indigenous Shakespeare Ensemble in NYC.
In Tsalagi (Cherokee), there is no word for ‘art’ — it’s your life.
About Green Kill
Green Kill is a multi-use performance space dedicated to a diverse and growing creative community. Green Kill’s mission is to create artistic opportunities through peer to peer organization of talented and dedicated visual, performing and literary artists.
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