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MUSIC: Katie Seiler, Neha

May 21, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

- $10
KatieSeiler_Neha

Enjoy solo sets from jazz songwriters Katie Seiler and NehaSeiler’s crystalline voice and Neha’s velvety warm sound compliment one another, and reflect an artistry beyond their years. Both artists are currently based in New York, but their musical roots lie in Boston and New England Conservatory’s Jazz Program.

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ABOUT NEHA

Neha is a vocalist/songwriter based in Brooklyn. She plays throughout the northeast and internationally.

Since graduating from NEC in May of 2012, Neha been actively engaged in the northeast performance scene, performing solo and with her band at prestigious venues like Scullers Jazz Club and Club Passim. In New York, her performance credits include headlining at the famous off-Broadway show “Sleep No More,” Lincoln Center, and frequenting venues like Ginny’s Supper Club, Rockwood Music Hall, Caffe Vivaldi, The Flatiron Room, The Jalopy Theatre, and Jazz at the Kitano Room.  

Neha, a recent recipient of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest finalist award for her original song ‘The Willow Tree,’ released her debut album in January 2014, “The Dreamer.” The album is now on Spotify, iTunes and Amazon.

ABOUT KATIE SEILER

Katie Seiler, born in Durham NH, attended Western Michigan University and received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Voice Performance in April 2009, and is now a recent graduate of New England Conservatory, receiving a Master of Music in Jazz Voice Performance in 2011.

Since the age of eight when she began classical piano lessons, Katie has been involved in the study and performance of music. In 2002 she started studying voice and has performed regularly as a solo and ensemble vocalist in both classical and contemporary styles. Vocal performances in addition to solo recitals and with WMU Gold Company jazz choir have included venues with artist Donny McCaslin, Pollyfolia Vocal Festival with the WMU Gold Company Sextet in Normandy, France, The Oprah Show as a backup singer for “Charice”, Scullers Jazz Club with vocal ensemble “Prism,” The Press Room jazz club in Portsmouth, NH, as a soloist and more. Studio recordings have included those at WMU, with Tim Hauser on his recent CD, as well as with Gary Fry in Chicago. Katie has received private coaching from Luciana Souza, Kim Nazarian, Fred Hersch, Jason Moran, Dominique Eade, George Garzone, Frank Carlberg, Jerry Bergonzi, and Stefon Harris.

Currently, she is teaching jazz/contemporary voice at the Brookline Music School, as well as her own studio, and performing at various venues in the New England/New York area with her own ensemble, the “Katie Seiler Group”. She is also working to get certified to teach the Alexander Technique.

Details

Date:
May 21, 2016
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$10
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Venue

Gallery 263
263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Details

Date:
May 21, 2016
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Event Category:
Event Tags:
, , , , , ,

Venue

Gallery 263
263 Pearl Street
Cambridge, MA United States
+ Google Map