Sat Apr 11
12387 Cedar Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44106
From England/St. Louis! Vocalist and Bassist blends Bossa Nova, Latin, and Modern Continental Jazz Live on Nighttown's Stage with her Quartet!
With Songs in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and French!
Featuring: Janet Evra-vocals & acoustic bass, Will Buchanan-guitar, Ryan Marquez-piano, & Demarius Hicks-drums.
From England, Janet Evra blends traditional bossa nova, samba, and latin jazz with continental jazz influences and a modern twist to produce fresh, lush, original music. A vocalist, bassist, composer, and songwriter, Evra sings in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and French.
Evra performs on premier stages across the USA and Europe. Evra is a 2019-2020 Artist in Residence at the Kranzberg Arts Foundation in St. Louis, MO.
Evra released her debut album Ask Her to Dance to critical acclaim. The album features Adam Maness (Erin Bode, The 442s) on piano, Will Buchanan on guitar, Montez Coleman (Roy Hargrove, Wynton Marsalis) on drums, and Scott Bryan (Sheryl Crow, Allman Betts Band) on percussion.
Evra's Ask Her to Dance 2020 tour features a quartet of top-tier St. Louis jazz musicians: Ryan Marquez on piano, Will Buchanan on guitar, and Demarius Hicks on drums. The Janet Evra Quartet will perform bossa nova and samba standards, French jazz favorites, and American songbook classics mixed with Janet's original music in her signature style. This show will be stylish, charming and fun - good vibes 100% guaranteed!