Back by popular demand Sista Monica "the lioness of the blues" is performing Saturday, November 23, 2013 the weekend before Thanksgiving at Piedmont Piano in Oakland, CA. She released her last CD "Living in the Danger Zone" and immediately became a 2013 "Best Soul Blues Female Artist of the Year" nominee by the National Blues Foundation - Blues Music Award. She is recognized for her songwriting, musical recordings, powerful vocals and dynamic stage presence and performances. Sista Monica carries the baton for the legendary singers Etta James, Koko Taylor, Ruth Brown and Katie Webster. Parker says 'these women are the mothers of my blues" as expressed in her 10 CD "Soul, Blues, and Ballads". In this concert she croons, moans, belts, and sings so audiences will experience the intensity of her lyrics the pulse of her melodies and her unique vocal expression.
Joining Sista Monica in the special concert is a four piece band of recording musicians featuring PHIL GATES blues guitar man from Los Angeles, CA, RUTH DAVIES will be on acoustic standup bass, LEON JOYCES JR.. on drums and DANNY BECONCINI on the grand piano.
Piedmont Piano (View)
1728 San Pablo Ave
Oakland, CA 94612