Sat Aug 24

Lena Seikaly & Chris Grasso "Together Again"

Sat, August 24
7PM / $30 | $5.05 Fees
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Carlyle Room

1350 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Lena Seikaly & Chris Grasso

Don’t miss this reunion show featuring vocalist Lena Seikaly and pianist Chris Grasso, along with the powerhouse rhythm section of Amy Shook (bass) and Quincy Phillips (drums). They’ll perform some old favorites from “Looking Back,” the CD they recorded together, as well as some new songs and maybe a surprise or two. Showtime is 7pm, doors open at 5:30pm..

Jazz vocalist Lena Seikaly is a Washington, DC area-native, and named “one of Washington’s preeminent jazz singers" and "brightest voices in jazz” (The Washington Post). She was one of eleven semi-finalists for the prestigious 2015 Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Vocals Competition in L.A., is an alum of the Betty Carter Jazz Ahead program in DC, the Jazz Aspen Snowmass program directed by Christian McBride, and the Strathmore Artist-in- Residence program in Maryland. As both a bandleader and featured artist, Lena has headlined at Jazz at Lincoln Center Shanghai (China), the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Strathmore Music Center, Blues Alley, West Virginia Public Radio’s Mountain Stage, various Smithsonian venues and DC’s famed Westminster Church, as well as the Elkhart Jazz Festival (Elkhart, IN), Mel Bay Jazz Festival (St. Louis, MO), Monty Alexander Jazz Festival (Easton, MD), Chestertown Jazz Festival (Chestertown, MD), DC Jazz Festival (Washington, DC), and Center City Jazz Festival (Philadelphia, PA). She has performed alongside Byron Stripling, Christian McBride, Sean Jones, Cyrus Chestnut, Norman Simmons, Walter Blanding, Michael Feinstein, Duduka da Fonseca, and various big bands across the US. For more information, visit www.lenaseikaly.com.

Chris Grasso is a jazz pianist who specializes in working with vocalists. Chris has performed with Gene Bertoncini, Keter Betts, Carmen Bradford, Lea DeLaria, Kenny Garrett, Allan Harris, Nicole Henry, Buck Hill, Marlon and Stephanie Jordan, Lewis Nash, Nicki Parrott, Ken Peplowski, Houston Person, Bucky Pizzarelli, Chuck Redd, Joshua Redman, Avery Sharpe, Janis Siegel, Suede, Denise Thimes, Frank Vignola, Bobby Watson, Cassandra Wilson, Matt Wilson and more. He has appeared at leading venues including Jazz at Lincoln Center, Birdland, the Kennedy Center, Blues Alley, Bohemian Caverns, the Iridium, and the Music Center at Strathmore, as well as festivals in the U.S. and overseas. Chris serves as Music Director for Washington D.C.'s most in-demand jazz singer, the incomparable Sharón Clark. They have appeared together on many stages, from the National Mall to the Kennedy Center, and have received rave reviews from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and JazzTimes. For more information, visit www.chrisgrassomusic.com.

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Sat, August 24

7PM / $30 | $5.05 Fees
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