Special jazz vocalist/songwriter coming in from Texas
for her CD Release Party - Saturday 7/6
Saturday July 6th - Special Concert
Alex Boneham on Bass
Dean Koba on drums
Address given upon payment of tickets.
Located in Highland Park. 8:00pm to 10:00pm $25
“Rosana can do anything. She is that beautiful combination of real musician and superb vocalist, with completely equal amounts of both.” – Peter Eldridge, New York Voices
Rosana Eckert has been called a musical force, a musician’s musician, the real deal. Starting her professional career as an accomplished French horn player, Rosana changed course to become internationally renowned as a masterful jazz vocal artist, an exciting improviser, a deep and versatile songwriter, and a creative arranger. Her live shows are a perfect blend of originality and tradition, virtuosity and sincerity, and humor and heart, leaving audiences with a feeling of being amazed, inspired, entertained, and included.
Rosana has performed at major jazz festivals and venues, including the Monterey Jazz Festival, the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival, the Umbria Jazz Festival, and Jazz at Lincoln Center, and she has recorded and performed with such jazz greats as Lyle Mays, Christian McBride, Kenny Wheeler, George Duke, Jon Faddis, Marvin Stamm, Bobby McFerrin, and the New York Voices.
“…fresh and sophisticated. Ms. Eckert effortlessly swings with her well-shaped alto and intelligent ear for lyrics.” --AllAboutJazz.Com
Her debut solo CD, At the End of the Day, was praised as a “superior debut” by Cadence Magazine and was a finalist for Best New Jazz Album in the Independent Music Awards.
Her highly anticipated fourth solo album titled Sailing Home, produced by renowned singer/pianist/arranger Peter Eldridge, features all original music and is set to release on June 21 on Origin OA2 Records.
“Rosana Eckert is a joy… showing that she is one of the best scat singers around yet also digging deep into the lyrics…” – Scott Yanow, Jazz historian and journalist