Caffè Musica proudly presents Instrumental Ladies of Jazz, Friday, March 16th, 2017, 7:00 - 9:00pm, $10.00 cover: This event showcases some of the finest female jazz instrumentalists in the Seattle area. Join us in welcoming host, pianist and composer Ann Reynolds and special guest, Kelsey Mines (bass). This is a very popular series, please make your reservations early. Early bird dinner seating is at 5pm for those not intending to attend the performance. Seating for the dinner show begins at 6pm.
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.