Destiny Muhammad, Darren Johnston, Giulio Xavier: Jazz Harp, Trumpet & Bass
December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm| $15 - $20
The Poppy is proud to present the inaugural collaboration between jazz harpist Destiny Muhammad, trumpeter/composer Darren Johnston, and bassist Giulio Xavier, three longtime contributors to the Bay Area music scene. Expect fresh takes on jazz standards, some premieres of original music, and selected covers from around the globe.
Destiny Muhammad – harp, vocals
Darren Johnston – trumpet, vocals
Giulio Xavier – bass
ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
Performer, bandleader, producer, and jazz harpist Destiny Muhammad‘s “Celtic to Coltrane” sound is cool and eclectic, with a feel of jazz and storytelling to round out the sonic experience. She has opened for The Oakland East Bay Symphony and Gerald Albright, and has shared the stage with Marcus Shelby, Omar Sosa, Ambrose Akisemuire, and Azar Lawrence to name a few.
Trumpeter, composer, bandleader, and songwriter Darren Johnston is best known for his work with the Nice Guy Trio, Darren Johnston Quintet, and Broken Shadows. He has played with a who’s who of modern music, including Azar Lawrence, Ambrose Akisemuire, Meklit Hadero, Anat Cohen, Allison Miller, Omar Sosa, Marcus Shelby, Fred Frith, Myra Melford, and many others.
Giulio Xavier Cetto is an acoustic and electric bassist currently playing in California.
Time: Doors 7:00PM / Show 7:30PM
Admission: $15-20 sliding scale
Tickets will not be sold in advance for this event – please arrive at the Red Poppy when doors open to purchase tickets.