Sandi Hammond, E.S.P. and Eleonora Bianchini at The Nave
Singer/songwriter Sandi Hammond first started writing pop songs at age 11. In her late teens she graced the stages of Tanglewood, Symphony Hall and Carnegie Hall while performing with several professional choral groups. Now a gifted classically trained singer/songwriter, and a fine musician on keyboards and guitar, she touches audiences with her prolific and impressive repertoire of unique melodic songs. Fans describe her versatile soprano voice as full and emotional. She is most inspired by Joni Mitchell, Bartok, Paula Cole, Annie Lenox and Elton John.
E.S.P. is Boston's newest vocal trio, featuring the diverse talents of Emily Browder, Sandi Hammond, and Patrice Williamson. In collaboration with pianist-arranger Mark Shilansky, E.S.P. delivers original songs and compelling new arrangements of familiar and lesser-known jazz tunes. The trio has captivated audiences at the Regatta Bar, Ryles, Johnny D's, the Acton Jazz Cafe, and other venues in the Boston area with their sensuous blend and savvy musicality. E.S.P.'s members have toured in cities including Singapore, Harare, Toronto, New York City, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta.
Originally from Perugia, Italy, Eleonora Bianchini is a young Italian singer who creates a warm and charming atmosphere through the sound of her voice. She is inspired by many Brazilian and Latin American artists such as Rosa Passos, Djavan, Caetano Veloso, Mayte Martin and Eva Ayllon.They have all greatly influenced her music, and it is thanks to their art, that she has discovered a secret place inside herself where a passion for Latin music has always existed. She is currently lead vocalist of Peru Mestizo Project with band leader Oscar Stagnaro, and she just recorded her first cd, a project that features her own compositions in different South American music styles as well as lyrics in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.
The Nave Gallery
155 Powderhouse Blvd.
Somerville, MA 02144
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