Jazz Night – February 22, 2014
VALERIE CAPERS ENSEMBLE
Valerie Capers, piano and vocals
Alan Givens, flute and sax
Mark Marino, guitar
John Robinson, bass and cello
Doug Richardson, drums
Pito Castillo, Latin percussion
Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
4450 Fieldston Road
$20/$15 for students and seniors
(10% off 3 tickets • 20% off 4 tickets • 30% off 5 tickets to any Chamber, Jazz and Just for Kids concert for advance online sales – if you purchase a minimum of three tickets for one show or one ticket for a minimum of three shows)
Wine and cheese party included.
VALERIE CAPERS has appeared with such artists as Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown, Wynton Marsalis, Tito Puente, Paquito D’Rivera and Max Roach. Dr. Capers’ most recent performances include: a concert at the Salzburg Global Seminar, Salzburg, Austria; the World-Wide Plaza Summer Festival New York City; the opening concert for the Women in Jazz Festival for Jazz at Lincoln Center at Dizzy’s Coca-Cola Club New York City; the Gateway Music Festival Rochester New York; the Holiday Festival, the Empire State Building; and a Jazz at Noon Concert, the Empire State Building.
VALERIE CAPERS was the first recipient of Essence Magazine’s Women of Essence Award for Music, and she has presented workshops and residencies at Stanford University, University of Michigan, University of Maryland and Spelman College in Atlanta. Ms. Capers has received Honorary Doctorates from Susquehanna University, Doane College, and from Bloomfield (NJ) College (along with Wynton Marsalis).