February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Singer, composer, master lyricist and multi-instrumentalist Sasha Dobson has performed across the world as both a leader and first-call collaborator. The stylistic chameleon has released projects with such defining voices as Norah Jones, Chris Byars, Don Was, Jay Lane, Jesse Harris, Mikael Jorgensen and Charlie Burnham; she has composed with Bill Murray, opened for Willie Nelson and toured with Neil Young. Now, with the September 10th release of Girl Talk, Dobson issues her most personal recording to date. Ten tracks of original compositions and enduring favorites feature a core trio of Neal Miner on bass, Kenny Wollesen on drums and album guest artist Peter Bernstein on guitar —w/ special guests Norah Jones, Smith Dobson, Steven Bernstein, Mauro Refosco and Ian Hendrickson-Smtih unveil Dobson’s intrinsic fascination with spontaneity and the resonant bebop tradition.
Two shows devoted to the music from her rave- review jazz album, Girl Talk which features original music and hand chosen arrangements from the great American Songbook. Featuring Peter Bernstein on guitar, Neal miner on bass, Smith Dobson on drums .
“Over the years, I developed into a guitarist and songwriter,” says the New Yorker, “But in my heart and soul, I am a jazz singer and improviser. And this album represents something essential that I needed to do.”