Join the Cohen-Rutkowski Project as they kick off a new chapter with the addition of stellar jazz vocalist Sandy Lomax. You’ll hear Sandy join co-leaders saxophonist Rich Cohen and pianist Chris Rutkowski to lend her unique voice to a number of the project’s original compositions--reworked to include lyrics--as well as to select jazz standards. And with the addition of Sandy’s improvisational prowess to the front line of the Cohen-Rutkowski Project, this is sure to be a night of high-energy swinging music.
Internationally recognized jazz vocalist Sandy Lomax known as, "Indy's Queen of Scat" has received many honors for her work and most recently was awarded a Creative Renewal Fellowship from the Arts Council of Indianapolis. Rich has worked with a number of established jazz artists such as Rob Dixon, Everett Greene, and Clifford Ratliff, as well as fronting the Avenue Indy Jazz Quintet with Jeff Conrad. Chris' life in jazz flowered in the artistic hot house of Detroit working with legendary trumpeter Marcus Belgrave and upon locating to Indiana, with David Baker, Darmon Meader, Eric Alexander, and Alan Vizzuti.