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JAZZ Thursdays with special guests, Jennifer Barnett and Jonah Goldstein

  • UrbanBeat Event Center 1213 Turner Street Lansing, MI, 48906 United States (map)

Weekly food and drink specials!

No cover to get in!

Jennifer Barnett is an 18-year-old jazz vocalist and songwriter from East Lansing, MI.  She infuses sounds of classic female jazz vocalists from Sarah Vaughan and Dinah Washington to more modern icons such as Amy Winehouse and Hiatus Kaiyote in her lyrics and style.  She has studied with Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist and recording artist Sunny Wilkinson since she was 12.  Jennifer was selected as a national finalist for Michael Feinstein’s Great American Songbook Academy vocal competition for 2016. She was a 2017 National YoungArts Winner in Jazz voice, a 2018 YoungArts winner in Popular Voice and a Finalist for Grammy Camp Jazz sessions 2017. She was also selected for Grammy Camp Nashville in 2017 as a vocalist, the only musician selected from Michigan. Additionally, Jennifer won two Downbeat Magazine student music awards in 2018. She is the national high school winner for Blues/Pop/Rock Soloist and won Outstanding Performance for Vocal Jazz Soloist. Jennifer will be attending The New School of Jazz and Contemporary Music to study jazz voice in the Fall of 2018.

JONAH GOLDSTEIN is an 18-year-old guitarist from Los Angelos, California. He has studied music at LACHSA, Stanford Jazz Institute, Colburn School of Music, Grammy Camp and with countless mentors and teachers, most notably with Joe DiBlasi. Jonah has performed with jazz, rock, blues, pop, and hip-hop groups in venues and clubs across Southern California. He also writes music for these groups. 2018 Honors include YoungArts Merit winner, Southern California School Band and Orchestra association honors Jazz Band; Ventura Youth Jazz competition Semifinalist; Tri M Honors Society for Music and most notably he is the 2018 Spotlight Award Grand Prize Finalist. Jonah will attend The New School of Jazz and Contemporary Music in the fall of 2018.

 

 

Later Event: July 20
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