Emily Asher's Garden Party at The Shorewood Performing Arts Center
Nobilis Music Presents: Emily Asher's Garden Party at the beautiful new Shorewood Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, May 4 for a concert of hot jazz featuring American Songbook classics, New Orleans standards and charming original compositions.
Emily Asher - Trombone and Vocals
Mike Davis - Trumpet and Vocals
Jacob Zimmerman - Reeds
Dawn Clement - Piano and Vocals
Matt Weiner - Bass
Jay Lepley - Drums and Vocals
Emily Asher is a Brooklyn-based trombonist and singer of "buoyant charm" (Nate Chinen, The New York Times) in strong demand as a bandleader and sidewoman in New York City and internationally. As a leader, Asher has produced four CDs and led US and Israel tours with Emily Asher's Garden Party and earned a prestigious Banff Residency with her Endangered Species Trio. She recorded and performed with Wycliffe Gordon on his "Hello Pops!" tribute to Louis Armstrong, and was a member of Nicholas Payton's Television Studio Orchestra. "Ms. Asher plays with both grit and grace" (Will Friedwald, The Wall Street Journal) and has shared the stage with a wide variety of artists including Tony Bennett, Carol Burnett, Mø, Talib Kweli, Chaka Khan, Terri Lyne Carrington, and many others. Emily's debut album, Dreams May Take You, featuring Wycliffe Gordon, was officially released April 15, 2012. June 6, 2013 marked the release of Emily Asher's Garden Party's six song EP: Carnival of Joy! a celebration of Hoagy Carmichael, which the Wall Street Journal called a "superior album." Endangered Species Trio, A "concentrated chamber group with the intriguing instrumentation of accordion, bass saxophone and trombone" (Seattle Times) released their six-song EP Home on the Range in November, 2014. Most recently Asher founded Nobilis Music Group, a boutique booking and management agency in order to promote and develop distinctive musical voices in New York and Seattle.
Originally from Seattle, Emily earned three Bachelors degrees from the University of Washington. Upon graduating in 2004 she was hired as the Director of Bands at Ballou Junior High School in Puyallup, Washington where she taught for three years. In May of 2009 she completed her masters in music performance from CUNY Queens College.
Shorewood High School Theater (View)
17300 Fremont Ave. N.
Shoreline, NY 98133
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