Richmond Jazz Society's Guest Educators Series: Veronica Swift

Richmond Jazz Society's Guest Educators Series: Veronica Swift

Tue ยท May 9, 2017

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

Richmond Jazz Society's Guest Educators Series: Veronica Swift
Richmond Jazz Society's Guest Educators Series: Veronica Swift
Our entire 2017 Spring Concert Series pays tribute to Virginia's own, Ms. Ella Fitzgerald, as we join the world-wide celebration of the 100th anniversary of her birth! On May 9 we proudly present vocalist MS. VERONICA SWIFT!

2nd Place winner of the 2015 Thelonious Monk Jazz competition, Veronica Swift is quickly becoming one of Jazz music's rising stars. She has headlined performances at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center (NYC), Telluride Jazz Festival (CO), Birdland (NYC) and, was a guest artist with Michael Feinstein at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Veronica is a composer and arranger and plays trumpet and piano. She recently (2016) graduated from the University of Miami.

Veronica has toured extensively with her parents, renowned Jazz pianist Hod O'Brien and celebrated Jazz singer and educator/author Stephanie Nakasian. She has appeared on stage with Jon Hendricks, Annie Ross, Esperanza Spalding, Joe Lovano, Bob Dorough, Kim Nazarian, Danilo Perez, and others.

Her latest recording project "_Lonely Woman_" out this year features some of the hottest young Jazz players on the scene including Emmet Cohen, Benny Bennack III, Daryl Johns (with whom she shared the Grammy Choir/Band experience), Matt Wigler, and Scott Lowrie.

Showtime: 7pm (Doors open at 6pm)

$25 IN ADVANCE (ALL SALES FINAL) / $30 DAY OF SHOW (CASH ONLY)
If you purchase 4 or more tickets, we will reserve a table in your name!

Free parking is available all day on weekends and after 4 pm on weekdays in the 3rd & Cary Parkway parking lot. The entrance is on the left on Main St just after you pass 4th St.


This concert funded in part by CultureWorks & the Arts and Cultural Funding Consortium, Richmond Piano, Hampton Inn & Suites Richmond Downtown and Capital Ale House.
Venue Information:
Capital Ale House Music Hall
623 E Main Street
Richmond, VA, 23219
http://capitalalehouse.com/