91.3 KBCS presents
Thu, Jan 16 -
Doors open at 5:30 PM each night.
Sun, Jan 19, 2014
First sets begin at 7:30 PM, and second sets (when applicable) begin at 9:30 PM (doors: 9:15 PM).
KBCS 91.3 FM and the Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley welcome neo-soul singer/songwriter Amel Larrieux touring in support of her new release, Ice Cream Everyday. Band members joining Ms. Larrieux are Bahnamous Bowie (keys/background vocals), Jeffrey Connor (bass), Sheldon Thwaites (drums) and Sky Larrieux (keys/background vocals). Show times are 7:30pm Thursday and Sunday and 7:30pm and 9:30pm Friday & Saturday. Doors open at 5:30.
Touring in support of her new release Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Amel Larrieux is on touring in support of her critically acclaimed fifth solo studio album, Ice Cream Everyday from Blisslife Records.
Ice Cream Everyday features the first single, “Afraid,” produced by long time collaborator and husband, Laru Larrieux. Keeping it in the family, Amel recently performed the song with her musician daughter, Sky, on The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon, while sitting in with the show’s band, The Roots.
Ice Cream Everyday is a true Rhythm & Blues offering that blends unconventional harmonies and beautiful lyrics making for a memorable musical journey, in the singer’s impeccable, inimitable style.
Amel Larrieux rose to fame in the mid-1990s as a founding member of the duo Groove Theory along with Bryce Wilson. After leaving the group in 1999, she released her debut solo album, Infinite Possibilities, the following year on Epic Records. In late 2003, Larrieux founded her own independent label with her husband/producer Laru Larrieux, Blisslife Records, on which she has released three R&B Billboard chart-topping albums, Bravebird, Morning and Lovely Standards. She has toured consistently worldwide including the US and Japan.
Orquesta AragónTue, Apr 22 - Wed, Apr 23, 2014
Known as La Madre de Charanga Cubana (The Mother of The Cuban charanga) as well as La Charanga Eterna (The Eternal Charanga), Orquesta Aragon are the masters of every Cuban style and not afraid to show their versatility with sparkle and flair.
Regina Carter's Southern ComfortThu, Apr 24 - Sun, Apr 27, 2014
Congratulations to Regina Carter for just being named "Violinist of the Year" in the 18th annual Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Awards for Music and Recording.
"A talented, charismatic player who is almost single-handedly reviving interest in the violin as a jazz instrument."
- Los Angeles Times
Tune in for a live in-studio performance at KPLU 88.5 Friday,
April 25 at 12:15pm!