Brown Bag Concert Series Fall 2017
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Nativa, Berklee College of Music
Nativa is a sonic journey that merges the rhythms from the Andean mountains in Colombia with pop and world music sounds. Nativa’s music honors the indigenous cultures all over the American continent. A native of Colombia, Naty Hernandez is a singer-songwriter who plays bass and guitar. www.nativamusic.com
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Michael Dutra and the Strictly Sinatra Band
Michael Dutra performs his tribute to Frank Sinatra all over the U.S.ÑLas Vegas to Miami to Boston, in supper clubs, dinner theater, performing arts centers and private events. Dutra has been hailed one of the finest interpreters of Sinatra sound in the world. “His sound is velour to SinatraÕs velvet …” according to Wesley Morris of the Boston Globe. www.strictlysinatranow.com
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Sivan Arbel, a young Israeli singer, arranger and composer arrived at the New York City Jazz scene in November 2014 and has not looked back since. Making her mark in the NYC jazz scene, she first performed in Israel and then in Dublin, formulating her septet and distinctive sound. Broken Lines is her new album release. www.sivanarbel.com
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
All That (Holiday) Jazz! with WPI Big Band & Hook Organ
Following in the path of classic harmony groups like Boyz II Men, The Temptations, and Take 6, while incorporating the pop and neo-soul influence of artists like Bruno Mars, Daft Punk, and Pharrell Williams, five member veteran vocal band, Ball in the House, will move audiences. Notching up 200+ performances annually, credits include The Beach Boys, Gladys Knight, Kool & the Gang, KC & The Sunshine Band, Jessica Simpson and Smokey Robinson.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 –
NEC Symphonic Winds & Chamber Singers with U.S. Navy Band NORTHEAST
This annual holiday concert serves up the spirit of the season in a big way. Bill Drury and Erica Washburn from New England Conservatory conduct a broad repertoire. Also performing – Navy Band Northeast, a 35-musician ensemble based on board NAVSTA Newport and one of 11 official U.S. Navy bands worldwide.