Jazz on Sunday
Jackie Allen

Concert: 3-5 pm
Improvisational Music Workshop: 6-7 pm

Jackie Allen

with Hans Sturm (bass), John Moulders (guitar), Dave Stoler (keyboard), and Dane Richeson (drums)

Sunday, September 22, 2013

The Brink Lounge


Critically acclaimed vocalist, songwriter, educator, Jackie Allen released her 10th CD, Sleepin’ Bee in the spring of 2013. This is her first studio album in 7 years and features her long-time band and is produced by her bassist husband, Hans Sturm. Her last release, Starry Night (‘09) was recorded live with chamber orchestra and features star-themed songs penned by arrangers who have written for such legends and noted artists as Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Doc Severinsen, and Bobby McFerrin.

Described as “utterly distinctive and even innovative” by Billboard Magazine, Jackie is renown for her transcendent interpretations. Her extraordinary talent has taken her on multiple tours of Europe, Morocco, Brazil, China and Taiwan. Nationally she has toured both coasts and in-between appearing in Los Angeles at Catalina’s, San Francisco at Yoshi’s, San Diego at Humphrey's, and New York City at The Blue Note and The Josef Papp Public Theater. She was featured artist with the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic in Chicago’s Millennium Park and Auditorium Theater for Ella Fitzgerald’s 95 Birthday Celebration. She has performed international festivals in Detroit, Chicago, Paris, The Hague, Stuttgart, Edinburgh, Bologna, Beijing, Hong Kong, Thessaloniki, Sao Paulo and more. Regionally, she has appeared in Denver, Louisville, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Omaha and Chicago.

Born in Milwaukee, WI, Jackie grew up in the Madison area, retuning to her roots, from Omaha, specifically to perform at “Jazz on a Sunday”. Performing with Jackie are her husband, bassist, Hans Sturm, John Moulders (guitar), Ben Lewis (keyboard), and Dane Richeson (drums).




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