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Jazz Tuesdays with Emma Aboukasm
August 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
Jazz Tuesdays is a weekly event featuring great jazz musicians from all over the state of Michigan. Each week brings in a different guest artist and a new experience.
Emma Lee Aboukasm is an award-winning, Detroit-based recording artist, vocalist, pianist, and composer. Educated in classical and jazz music at the University of Michigan, she is now performing in a variety of venues including the intimate Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe and the Detroit Jazz Festival. Aboukasm won the Youth Vocal Jazz Competition in Detroit in 2014, and in 2015, she made the top five finalists out of 2,000 applications worldwide in the International Sarah Vaughan Vocal Jazz Competition. Emma Lee recently co-produced her debut album, “Rise To It,” with pianist Scott Gwinnell. The album contains jazz standards and original compositions by Emma Lee.
Emma Lee will be backed up by Scott Gwinnell on piano, with Takashi Iio on bass and Jazz Tuesdays host Jeff Shoup on drums.
Jazz Tuesdays is generously sponsored by Gregg Hill Publishing and INDe Drum Lab.