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Momentum with Ellen Rowe – 8 pm
January 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Celebrate the release of a new CD and project, Momentum – Portraits of Women In Motion, with jazz pianist Ellen Rowe and an all-star lineup of women musicians.
- Ellen Rowe, piano
- Ingrid Jensen, trumpet
- Virginia Mayhew, saxophone
- Lisa Parrott, saxophone
- Melissa Gardiner, trombone
- Marion Hayden, bass
- Allison Miller, drums
“Momentum – Portraits of Women In Motion” is a new album project written in the last year. Each piece is a tribute to and musical portrait of Ellen Rowe’s women heroes in the areas of music, sports, social justice, environmental advocacy and politics.The pieces are orchestrated for varying sizes of chamber jazz ensemble, ranging from quintet to octet. Some of the women included in the portraits include Mary Lou Williams and Geri Allen, Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova, unsung black female heroines of the civil rights movement, singer/songwriters Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon and Carole King, Michelle Obama, Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall and long distance runners Joan Benoit Samuelson, Kathrine Switzer and Meghan Canfield Laws.