Eula Lawrence and the John Pierce Trio CD Release Concert
October 2, 2013
Eula Lawrence and John Pierce will be releasing their latest Jazz title Eula! with the John Pierce Trio on Wednesday October 2nd, 2013 at 7:30 p.m at the Regattabar Jazz Club. (1 Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA) Tickets at $20 online (regattabarjazz.com) For full information, call: (617) 661-5000. The Regattabar is wheelchair accessible.
Featuring: Eula Lawrence on vocals, Tim Ray on piano, Jon Hazilla on drums, and led by John Pierce on bass.
One of Boston’s finest vocalists, Ms. Lawrence has been a featured artist at both the Boston Globe Jazz Festival and the Toulon Jazz Festival in Toulon, France. She was a 1991 Boston Music Award nominee for Outstanding Jazz Vocalist, and has appeared an unprecedented five times at Boston’s annual gala benefit Steppin’ Out, attended by over 3,500 people. In addition to opening for such stars as Eartha Kitt, Linda Hopkins, Jim Bailey, Vic Damone, Jimmy James and Della Reese, Lawrence has performed with many of the top names in jazz, including George Benson, McCoy Tyner, Donald Byrd, Bobby Timmons, B.B. King, Johnny “Hammond” Smith, Roy Haynes and Antonio Hart. ??Backing her up on this CD is a trio of Berklee College of Music faculty members led by bassist John Pierce, with Tim Ray on piano and Jon Hazilla on drums. John and Eula met working with Craig Ball’s White Heat Swing Orchestra, where Eula was the featured vocalist and John played trombone. Pierce, who is also the engineer and producer for this recording, has performed or recorded with many artists, including Lou Rawls, Tony Bennett Gladys Knight, Joe Beck, Patti Austin and J. Geils.
For full bio and info: www.johnpiercemusic.com
Presented by King Bird Productions: www.kingbirdproductions.com
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