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Mark Greel is a versatile multi-instrumentalist who performs on 6 different instruments and is a heartfelt and passionate vocalist. Trumpet, Guitar, Alto and Soprano Saxophones, Flute, Piano and Drums are among his stable of instruments. On any given night Mark can be heard performing styles of music that range from the latest contemporary hits to classic rock and R&B to the stylings of Sinatra and even Latin dance music, where he can be found singing in Spanish as well as English and Portuguese.
Yoko Miwa, renowned Jazz Pianist, JVC Recording Artist, Berklee College of Music Piano Faculty. A Boston favorite, the Yoko Miwa Trio was voted Best Jazz Act by the Boston Phoenix in the 2012 Best Music Poll. The trio plays an eclectic mix of the American Songbook, Jazz Standards, original compositions, and jazz transformations of popular music. As well as their residency at Les Zygomates, the trio performs regularly at Scullers Jazz Club, Regattabar, and Ryles Jazz Club. Other notable performances include Dizzy's at Lincoln Center and the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City. Yoko's performance and recording credits include Slide Hampton, Arturo Sandoval, George Garzone, Jon Faddis, Jerry Bergonzi, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lynne Carrington, Sheila Jordan, Kevin Mahogany, Rebecca Parris, and Johnathan Blake.
Visit her website: http://yokomiwa.com/
Over the last 20 years, pianist Joe Morocco has become a highly sought-after talent on the Boston music scene. Joe's interpretation of jazz standards, classic ballads, contemporary hits, and familiar show tunes has earned him a steady following among music lovers who appreciate the nuances of his interpretations and his flawless keyboard style.
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Berklee College of Music alumni in Percussion and Arranging Composition
Julius Hartt alumni
Member of the CT Damm Yankees, toured with the Beach Boys, Janis Joplin, Steppenwolf, The Box Tops, The Grass Roots, The Marvelettes, Little Anthony, and other notable groups from the era.
Recorded and toured with Jazz Fusion groups, Band X, The Minks, toured with Guys and Dolls.
Joe has an extensive Jazz recording and performance background. 2000-2014 hosted and performed a bi-weekly Jazz, Blues, and R&B, Jam session in Cambridge, MA.
Joe has been a drum instructor for Music Unlimited and the Guitar Center Studios from 1999 to present.
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Legends of Summer gives you legendary dance, pop, rock, and hip hop, and Jazz standards - plus all the classics - from 6 of Berklee College of Music's finest professional musicians.
From Jay Z and Beyonce to Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder, we cover decades of party music in every performance, featuring keys, drums, guitar, bass, sax, and male and female vocalists.
Make tonight Legendary.
Yvonne is becoming one of Boston's most called upon pianist and vocalist. As a freelance musician, she can be seen performing an eclectic range of musical styles including jazz, classical, pop, rock, and musical theater.
Born in southern New Hampshire, Yvonne started studying piano at the age of six with her father and pianist, Steve Aubert.
Yvonne would go on to study jazz and classical music, earning her Bachelor's degree in piano performance and music history.
She is a member of the Boston based band, the Beantown Swing Orchestra, and plays keyboards in a Wilson Stevens and Upside Entertainment band, Encore. Yvonne is currently a staff accompaniest at Emerson College and Berklee College of Music.
Steven Higgs has been a resident of the Boston area since October of 1995, moving from New Orleans where he studied Classical piano and took part in several Jazz courses and ensembles at Southeastern Louisiana University & venturing to the prestigious University of North Texas for a semester of intense Jazz studies.
Studied Classical piano from age 7 until 21, but also has been playing by ear all his life - with influences ranging from the Beatles to Bruce Hornsby, Billy Joel, Sting, Herbie Hancock and film composer John Williams. Steven performs with a wide variety of Boston-area musicians for multiple venues, events, weddings and piano bars...and a part-time piano teacher.
Brad Faucher has long been a first-call guitarist and vocalist on the Boston blues, and R&B scenes. You may have seen him playing his blues-drenched guitar with Boston’s best including: Chicago Bob Nelson, Bird Taylor, Sweet Willie D, Nicole Nelson and Diane Blue. Notable local performances include Boston’s Symphony Hall and Tanglewood. Brad effortlessly blends blues, jazz, gospel, R&B in the tradition of Johnny Guitar Watson, Grant Green, Snooks Eaglin, Cornell Dupree, and O’Donnell Levy. You can currently see him perform solo, with Session450, Grant AME Male Gospel Chorus, KONG and The The Communicators!