July 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
At 18 years old, Anaïs Reno is a graduate of Laguardia High school in drama, and just finished her freshman year in the jazz program at Suny Purchase. Winning the Forté International Competition, Michael Feinstein Competition, The Mabel Mercer Competition, the Julie Wilson award and being a winner and Finalist in YoungArts, Anais has performed in New York at important venues such as Birdland, Carnegie Hall, David Geffen Hall, The Django, Chris’ Jazz Café in Philadelphia, and many others. Her album, “Lovesome Thing: Anaïs Reno Sings Ellington & Strayhorn”, which was recorded with Emmet Cohen when Anaïs was 16, received critical acclaim and rose to number 6 on the jazz chart. She was featured in the “New York State of Mind” video with Idina Manzel and Stephen Colbert and was on national television singing “America the beautiful” for the Mets/Yankees 9/11 game last year. Anaïs recently recorded an album of all Tadd Dameron songs with Gary Smulyan, which will be released in the fall. She performed in Houston, Cleveland, Buffalo, Philadelphia, and London this spring, and opened the baseball season on April 15th at Citi Field for the Mets. Additionally, Anaïs is currently working on her second solo album. Most recently, Anaïs completed a week long headlining run at Birdland with the Tierney Sutton Band.
She will be joined by the Esteban Castro trio for this engagement.