Rebecca Jade / Danny Green - Duo Performance
The Green House Concert series continues on Sunday October 13th, 2019 with a performance featuring jazz renditions of music by The Beatles and Stevie Wonder, as well as jazz standards and original songs performed by vocalist Rebecca Jade and pianist Danny Green.
The address for the house concert will be sent to you upon purchase.
Rebecca Jade's Bio
Rebecca is an accomplished singer/songwriter, and has been singing as long as she can remember. Growing up in a musical home, she has been exposed to a vast assortment of artists, genres and styles from her mother, who is also a vocalist. With such influences, it seems a natural progression that Rebecca has followed in her footsteps.
Rebecca has been described by many to have a chameleon-like quality to her voice, where she is able to deliver each song in a unique way, yet she has been blessed with a sound unlike anyone else. Many music lovers have stated that she has the ability to transfer the emotion of each song to her listeners.
Rebecca Jade has performed with some of the most sought-after musicians all over the world and her versatility has allowed her many unique opportunities to perform: Rebecca has been touring with percussionist and icon, Sheila E. since 2017; She performed on the 2016 Soultrain Party Cruise and the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Dave Koz Cruises, which included singing with Kenny Lattimore and Larry Graham; She has done multiple concerts at Spaghettini and the House of Blues (San Diego, Anaheim, Boston, Las Vegas) and was the singer in the Houseband at Anthology for 5 years; She opened for Javier Colon at the Coach House; She performed for Rev. Jesse Jackson and his guests at his Rainbow PUSH Coalition, and for Drew Brees and Marshall Faulk for their celebrity golf tournaments; She has also performed the National Anthem for many professional and collegiate athletic organizations and was selected as the official singer of the San Diego Gulls Anthem during their 2015 and 2016 hockey seasons.
Rebecca also has over 27 years of recording studio experience. She has sung background vocals, demos and jingles on many different projects, including sessions with Kiko Cibrián (Luis Miguel), and has been featured in a variety of works, including an on-going project with Kevin Flournoy (Chaka Khan, Pointer Sisters, Donny Osmond). She released her 1st album collaboration, The Jade Element and opened for Grammy-nominated musical artist, Musiq Soulchild on two separate occasions. Her sophomore album was released with her new group, Rebecca Jade and the Cold Fact, which earned them San Diego Music Awards in 2014, 2015 and 2017, a Best of San Diego Award in 2016, and the opportunity to open for El Debarge and Rebecca to later sing a duet with him during his performance. Rebecca is also a jazz vocalist and released an album of Cole Porter classics, titled, Planet Cole Porter, with arranger/ producer/jazz guitar virtuoso Peter Sprague, which earned them a 2018 San Diego Music Award for Best Jazz Album. Rebecca Jade and the Cold Fact has recently their sophomore album, entitled Running out of Time. Rebecca is also currently working on her first solo project, also set for early 2020 release.
Rebecca is an actor and model, having done a variety of work, such as commercials for SDG&E and Pechanga Casino, industrial videos for Qualcomm and UCSD, and featured as a singer in the film, 5 Hour Friends (starring Tom Sizemore). She has also acted in short films that were submitted for the 48-Hour Film Project in 2015 and 2016, which earned the 2015 Best Film Award and the 2016 Audience Choice Award.
Rebecca graduated from UC Berkeley on a full basketball scholarship with a degree in Theatre & Performance Studies and has earned her MBA in Marketing from the University of Phoenix. She has also advanced her musical education by studying Jazz Theory and Classical Voice at Grossmont College. Rebecca is an avid motorcycle rider, has an affinity for vintage cars and the Arts as a whole. She still plays basketball recreationally.
Danny Green's Bio:
Over the past decade, jazz pianist and Origin Records recording artist Danny Green has earned recognition as a bandleader and as a composer with a gift for spinning supple, absorbing narratives. Greens growing portfolio of vibrant sounds an enchanting mix of jazz, classical, and Brazilian rhythms has captured the attention of critics around the world, including DownBeat Magazine, Jazziz, San Diego Union Tribune, the Boston Globe, and Public Radio International. Its no small wonder that Green has earned two San Diego Music awards for Best Jazz Album and an additional award for Best Jazz Artist. His long-time trio includes bassist Justin Grinnell and drummer Julien Cantelm, noteworthy musicians in their own right, and together they have developed a nearly psychic connection as they perform Greens original compositions and jazz standards. Green takes listeners on a journey that is equal parts introspective and exuberant, and always compelling.
Greens talents have taken him from the Blue Note in New York City to the Blue Whale in Los Angeles, and his work has been featured in DownBeat Magazine, Jazziz, the San Diego Union Tribune, The Boston Globe, NPR, and JazzEd. According to JazzReview.com, Danny Green is what evolution in jazz is all about, expressing the traits of those that came before him, with a style and panache that is all his ownan individual who expresses what is inside of him.
Green revealed his unique talents on his 2009 debut recording With You In Mind. The album received extensive airplay around the globe, rose to #18 on the Jazz Week Charts, and won Best Jazz Album at the 2009 San Diego Music Awards. In 2012, Green teamed up with Tapestry Records to release A Thousand Ways Home, featuring Justin Grinnell on bass, Julien Cantelm on drums, and Tripp Sprague on sax, as well as a talented cast of guest artists inducing guitarists Chico Pinheiro, Peter Sprague, and Dusty Brough, Brazilian vocalist Claudia Villela, and mandolinist Eva Scow. A Thousand Ways Home received numerous rave reviews nationwide, rose to #17 on the Jazz Week Charts, was voted into KSDS Jazz 88.3s Top Ten Jazz Releases of 2012, and was nominated Best Jazz Album at the 2013 San Diego Music Awards. In 2014, the Danny Green Trio, comprised of Green, Grinnell, and Cantelm, released the highly-acclaimed album After The Calm on Origin/OA2 Records. Featuring ten of Greens compositions, the album received much praise from the press and nationwide radio play, and won Best Jazz Album at the 2015 San Diego Music Awards and was nominated for Album of the Year.
The trio recorded their 2016 release, Altered Narratives, at New York Citys famed Sear Sound recording studio with award-winning producer Matt Pierson. Released on Origin/OA2 Records, the album consists of eleven original compositions by Green. The three tunes at the center of the album feature the trio with a string quartet led by violinist Antoine Silverman, a widely admired New York classical and studio player. All About Jazz critic Dan McClenaghan commented, Theres nothing that adds a touch of elegance to a jazz set more than an adeptly-done string arrangement, and these are superb; violins, viola and cello in a sinuous, sometimes whispering embrace with a vibrant, top-notch piano trio, delving into Danny Greens distinguished compositions. The album remained on the Jazz Week Top 50 chart for fourteen weeks and earned high praise from critics worldwide.
The Danny Green Trio Plus Strings released its first full length album, One Day It Will, in 2018. The album features San Diego Symphony violinists Kate Hatmaker and Igor Pandurski, violist Travis Maril, and cellist Erica Erenyi. One Day It Will was featured in DownBeat Magazine, Jazz Weekly (selected as Ringer of the Week), CD Hotlist (selected as Pick of the Month), The New York City Jazz Record, Mercury News, and Long Islander News, among many other press outlets. Jazz da Gama called the album, one to die for. The album remained on the Jazz Week Top 50 charts for five weeks and was featured multiple times on Public Radio Internationals nationally syndicated Jazz After Hours.
Green has brought his Trio Plus Strings to venues throughout the United States. The group debuted in 2016 at New York Citys Shapeshifter Lab, and since then has maintained a steady performance schedule, including shows at Huntington Summer Arts Festival (NY), TEDxSan Diego at Copley Symphony Hall, KSDS Jazz 88.3s Jazz Live (San Diego), Portola Vineyards Summer Jazz Series (Los Altos, CA), The Blue Whale (Los Angeles), An Die Musik Live! (Baltimore), and Rockwood Music Hall (NYC). The Danny Green Trio Plus Strings was selected to perform at the prestigious Western Arts Alliance Juried Showcase in 2017.
Home of Danny Green (View)
Address provided upon ticket purchase
La Mesa, CA 91941
|Minimum Age: 0|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|