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Sinne Eeg with special guest guitarist Peter Sprague

Mon, Feb 25, 2019




$16.00 ($6 Handling Fee Included) All purchases are nonrefundable/nonexchangeable.

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Night of show seating typically available.



The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley welcomes the debut of Scandinavia's premier jazz vocalist, Sinne Eeg, for one night only. Band members are: Sinne Eeg (vocal), Peter Sprague (guitar), D’Vonne Lewis (drums) and Chris Symer (bass). Show time Monday at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:00pm.

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“Learn to say this name: It’s pronounced “Seen-uh Eeg.” The Danish jazz singer, an established star in Europe, checks all the boxes; burnished tone, perfect intonation, swing, unerring taste and an adventurous streak. She is a complete musician who, remarkably, also has a gift for interpreting lyrics in a natural, conversational way.” – Allen Morrison, Downbeat Magazine

Sinne Eeg’s distinctive vocals have earned her a loyal and rapidly growing fan base in her native country of Denmark and around the world. Considered the preeminent jazz vocalist in Scandinavia, Sinne has already made her mark in Japan, China, and throughout Europe with her exquisite live performances and award-winning studio recordings. FACE THE MUSIC, released in 2014, earned her the Danish Music Award (Denmark’s Grammy) for Best Jazz Vocal CD, along with the Ben Webster Prize (for which Sinne was the sole female recipient for the last 30 years), and the Prix du Jazz, awarded by France’s Academie du Jazz.

As a singer she is influenced by Nancy Wilson, Betty Carter and Sarah Vaughan, but with her personal touch of soft darkness, Sinne keeps the Scandinavian melancholy settled in her music.

“Eeg shows she’s steeped in tradition but pushing it in her own direction… with technique and sensitivity aplenty.”

- DOWNBEAT by Fred Bouchard

“Eeg proves to be an expert in the art of inflection. She stresses a lyric in unexpected yet appropriate ways, demonstrates unerring intonation and pitch control, and shows herself to be an impressive improviser and communicator. Her vocals are never overbearing, but there’s no doubt about the fact that she’s in the driver’s seat.”

- All About Jazz by Dan Bilawsky

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