Caffè Musica proudly presents Instrumental Ladies of Jazz, Friday, October 20th, 2017, 7:00 - 9:00pm, $10.00 cover: This new series showcases some of Seattle's finest female jazz instrumentalists. This month we welcome bassist, Kelsey Mines, with host and pianist, Ann Reynolds.
Kelsey Mines is a recipient of the Holland Scholarship and studied at the Prince Claus Conservatoire in Holland before returning to Seattle. She is a performer, composer and teacher of the double bass and commands a variety of styles from jazz to classical to pop. As a creator, collaborator, and performer Kelsey aspires to enrich and enliven the world around her through music.
Composer and pianist Ann Reynolds has played in the Northwest jazz scene since the mid 1990s. Her musical skills traverse many genres, but she is perhaps best known for her Cuban music, and in 2014, released a recording of original works entitled, Para Cuba Con Amor. Ann has played in big bands including the Seattle Womens Jazz Orchestra.