Events for July 31, 2014
Jazz Diva meets Cello Virtuoso
Grammy award winning cellist Mark Summer and six-time Grammy nominee vocalist Tierney Sutton will perform an evening of chamber jazz celebrating the music of Joni Mitchell. They will be joined by Parisian guitarist Serge Merlaud, performing selections from Tierney’s Grammy nominated release “AfterBlue” as well as jazz standards from the Great American Songbook, and Mark’s celebrated solo cello repetoire. This evening is presented under the auspices of Cello: An American Experience, a summer music program for young cellists where Mark has been an instructor for the past 3 years. Listen to the interview with Mark Summer and Anna Clift, founder of Cello: An American Experience on MPR, and check out the exchange between Alison and Tierney.
Mark Summer is a founding member of the two time Grammy winning Turtle Island Quartet and is widely regarded, thanks not least to his phenomenal percussion and pizzicato techniques, as one of the outstanding...