Mean to Me: Classic Vocal Jazz Set to a Modern Tune

Mean To Me: Jazz & Soul, Old & New
Thursday, March 23 @ 7:30PM
Mean to Me is a jazz quintet that resurrects classic jazz of the 1920s through 1940s–sometimes twisted by the more modern stylings of Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, and Ahmad Jamal–and an eclectic variety of soul-jazz and Latin jazz.   FEATURING: Judy Butterfield - vocals Ben Slater - saxophone, piano Cairo McCochran - drums Dave Shaff - trumpet TBA - bass TBA - guitar   ABOUT THE ARTISTS: Mean to Me is comprised of four core members: Judy, who trained as a cabaret singe...
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Mean To Me: Jazz & Soul, Old & New

Mean To Me: Jazz & Soul, Old & New
Thursday, March 23 @ 7:30PM
Bay Area-based quintet Mean To Me resurrects classic sounds of the 1920s through 1940s–sometimes including the modern stylings of Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, and Ahmad Jamal–and a wide variety of soul- and Latin-influenced jazz. The three core members of Mean to Me are Judy Butterfield, trained as a cabaret singer but whose love is for soul music; Ben Slater, a pianist who became interested in exploring jazz's roots after living in New Orleans; and Dave Shaff, a trumpeter drawn to more ...
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