Join us for an evening of original jazz with vocalist Tania Grubbs. I AM: Volume 3, Wood is an international journey featuring indigenous woods from different regions. Each song has been carefully selected, arranged and written to interweave nature, architecture, history and sculpture—with wood as the creative focal point. All instruments are made of wood: guitar, contrabass, percussion, drums. The audience will also learn about artistic woodworking through documentary shorts about sculptor Thaddeus Mosley. Documentaries created by local cinematographers Chris and Isabelle Strollo. This program will feature the photography of Pittsburgh photographer Dave DeNoma. I AM is a series of 60-80 minute concerts filled with original music, well known, and some less known standards along with interesting stories and researched facts. Tania describes the series as “a live documentary with a point of entry approach.” All performances include video footage, photography and narration. Tania Grubbs is a jazz vocalist who brings a fresh approach to the great American song book. Singing as long as she can remember, Tania has been a featured vocalist with the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, the Voices of the Boca Pops Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. She has performed with the Civic Light Opera, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust “Jazzlive” series and The Pittsburgh Jazz Society. Featured Musicians Vocalist, Producer, Composer: Tania Grubbs Vocalist: Darden Purcell Bass: Jeff Grubbs Guitar: Shawn Purcell Drums: James Johnson III Percussion: Hugo Cruz Arrangement: PSO Bassist Peter Guild with special feature of four bassists from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
City of Asylum
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