This is a recording of Renee's third exciting live streaming concert on Dec. 13, 2020
Renee Tannenbaum, vocals
Jon Ozment, piano
John Leonard, bass
Born in Toronto, vocalist Renée Tannenbaum appeared at a variety of venues in Canada, Italy and New York City before moving to Washington, D.C., in 2001. With her lyrical interpretations of jazz standards in English, French, Spanish and Italian, Renée plays with the area’s top musicians at the city’s best music venues, including the legendary Blues Alley, and has performed at several of the Smithsonian’s prestigious concerts, including the Take Five! jazz series at the American Art Museum and the National Gallery of Art’s Jazz in the Garden concert series. Renée has also toured internationally, in Italy and the Czech Republic. Her CD Sway was released in 2006.
Pianist Jon Ozment is a performer, instructor, composer and arranger. He holds a Master's Degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park, and also pursued private study with Paul Bley. Known for his superb musicianship, Jon has appeared on numerous recordings, has performed in concerts with Jon Faddis, Bobby Hutcherson, Al Jarreau, Nneena Freelon, Frank Foster, Clark Terry, Frank Wess, Chuck Brown, Curtis Fuller, John Handy, and Larry Ridley, and has toured nationally with Marlena Shaw, Miki Howard, Rain Pryor, Kim Waters, and the Blackbyrds. Throughout ’97-’99, he toured the States and Europe with saxophonist Maceo Parker. Jon is currently Adjunct Professor of Jazz Piano at the University of Maryland in College Park and at the American University.
With a performance career that spans over 40 years, bassist John Leonard was educated at the Berklee College of Music and also studied with John Neves, Whit Brown and John Rappucci. A highly accomplished musician, John has performed with Herb Pomeroy, Rebecca Paris, Paul Wingo, Nap Turner, Bruce Barth, Steve Wilson, Ronnie Wells, Ron Elliston, Kenny Rankin, Paul Carr, Bill Boublitz, Robben Ford, Roger Kellaway Chris Bacas, Scott Hamilton, Marty Nau, Pam Bricker, Michelle Rosewoman, Blues Alley Big Band, Mike Kamuf Little Big Band.
Streaming cost is $7
Donations are welcomed.