August 19, 7:30 pm at Timucua
Jazz vocals with Matt Wigler on piano, Alex Weitz on tenor saxophone, Greg Zabel on bass, and Marty Morell on drums.
Capturing the heart of audiences with her extensive repertoire and roots in traditional jazz and bebop, Ashley creates an atmosphere of excitement that will transport you to another place and time. Her style is reminiscent of the great Anita O’day and June Christy, and she performs with a level of maturity that is far beyond her years. Ashley was 1 of 8 vocalists in the nation selected to participate in the Grammy Jazz Ensemble (in 2013 and again in 2014) where she was given the opportunity to perform at the Official Grammy After Party, the Official Grammy Nominee Party, and the American Country Awards on national television. Additionally, she was the YoungArts winner for Jazz Voice in 2013, and was named a YoungArts winner for Popular Voice in 2014. Over the years, Ashley has been given the opportunity to study under incredible musicians including Grammy award winner Plácido Domingo, Cyrille Aimée, Kenny Barron, Branford Marsalis, Cheryl Bentyne, Kevin Mahogany, and Julie Silvera. She has performed with Dave Holland, Keith Urban, Jon Secada, Delfeayo Marsalis, and Arturo Sandoval.
$10-$20 suggested donation. Please bring food or wine to share.