JAZZ ON VALENTINE'S CONCERT
WEDNESDAY FEB 14 2018 | 8:00 PM
A night of Music for Lovers and Jazz Lovers
Houston Jazz Singer Raquel Cepeda presents the concert "Jazz on Valentine's" on Wednesday February 14, a night of music for lovers and Jazz lovers; a romantic, musical way of spending Valentine's Day. The repertoire will include timeless love pieces from the American jazz repertoire, including “Exactly like you”, Brazilian classics like “Eu sei que vou te amar", and Latin tunes like "Besame Mucho", as well as original music by Raquel Cepeda.
Raquel's accompanying musicians are pianist Grant Gist, bassist Glen Ackerman, drummer Osama Raad and the legendary Houston trumpeter Dennis Dotson.
The concert will take place at the beautiful MATCH Theater in Houston Midtown at 8 pm.
Based in Houston, Raquel Cepeda is originally from Venezuela. She has recorded 2 CDs, "Juegos de Playa" (2001) and her solo CD "I'm Confessin’” (2013), and has participated in projects with other artists including the CD “The Fountainhead” by American trumpet player Kenneth Easton (2014) and "Vogue Samba Jazz" by Brazilian pianist Marvio Ciribelli (2017). Raquel was the winner of the first place of the “Ucevista Voice Festival” in Venezuela in 1995, writes her own original compositions, has toured in Brazil and has sang with important figures in jazz including legendary American jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis.
Tickets $30 - $55. Early birds receive $5 discount until January 31.
Tickets available here
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