Kate McGarry/Keith Ganz CD Release Party
Grammy-nominated vocalist Kate McGarry and guitarist, Keith Ganz celebrate music from their new CD Genevieve & Ferdinand, at the Sharp Nine Gallery. 8pm, BYOB.
McGarry whose most recent release (2012's Girl Talk) scored top honors on many of last year's Best Of lists, will take a slightly different tack on her first release for Sunnyside Records. Genevieve & Ferdinand, an intimate live set which features McGarry's soaring vocals bolstered by Keith Ganz's melodic acoustic guitar stylings, spans a dazzling stylistic palette. A mix of original compositions and uniquely imaginative interpretations of songs written by the likes of Paul Simon, Todd Rundgren, James Taylor, Toninho Horta, Irving Berlin, and Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein, Genevieve & Ferdinand is McGarry's first duo project and highlights the special connection - musical and emotional - between the singer and her husband of 10 years.
Recorded live in concert at Soundpure Studios in Durham, North Carolina, the album is titled after the name the duo performs under. "We both wanted a more poetic band name than just 'Kate and Keith Duo'," explains McGarry. "Genevieve is my middle name. It connects me to a more free spirited side of myself, my inner troubadour, if you will. Keith has always reminded me of Ferdinand, the peaceful bull from that old children's book who only wants to sit under a tree and smell the flowers while the other bulls are fighting. For us, Genevieve & Ferdinand evokes some of the imagery and atmosphere of a playful and mysterious realm we seem to fall into when we make music together."
Sharp Nine Gallery (View)
4608-L Industry Lane
Durham, NC 27713
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