A recording of their live performance on March 10, 2021
Billboard-charting jazz vocalist, Christie Dashiell and her quartet perform inventive arrangements of popular songs and cutting-edge originals. The quartet will feature her brother and dynamic drummer, Carroll “CV” Dashiell, III.
Christie Dashiell - Voice
Carroll Dashiell, III - Drums
Allyn Johnson - Piano
Romeir Mendez - Bass
With her sultry soulful flare and innovative compositions, D.C.-based vocalist Christie Dashiell is surely a rising star. Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Greenville, North Carolina, Dashiell is a graduate of Howard University and the Manhattan School of Music. As a member of Afro-Blue, Howard’s premier vocal jazz ensemble, Dashiell appeared on NBC’s “The Sing Off.” She has twice received recognition in DownBeat Magazine’s Student Music Awards as Outstanding Soloist and Best Vocalist in the Graduate College division and was selected as a semifinalist in the 2015 Thelonious Monk Institute International Vocals Competition.
In 2016, Dashiell released her debut solo album, Time All Mine, debuting on Billboard’s Jazz Album and Contemporary Jazz Album Charts at numbers 13 and 12, in addition to JazzTimes’ Top 50 Writer’s Ballots, Critics’ Poll. Currently, she travels with her quartet and works with world-renowned pianist Helen Sung, Marcus Strickland and Twi-Life, and Otis Brown, III. She has appeared as a featured artist on Blue Note Record’s, Supreme Sonacy, Vol. 1, Marquis Hill’s, The Way We Play, and has been seen in concert at The White House, Jazz at Lincoln Center - Doha, Qatar, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, the Kennedy Center, Atlanta Jazz Festival, Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival, DC Jazz Festival and Winter JazzFest in New York City. Currently, Dashiell is Jazz Voice Instructor at Snow College in Ephraim, UT, where she happily connects with her students via skype and yearly campus visits.
Streaming cost is $10
Donations are welcomed.