Jazz group New York Voices to perform at BGSU

BOWLING GREEN, O.—Area audiences will have the opportunity to enjoy the unique vocal style and harmonies of the New York Voices when the a cappella group returns to Bowling Green State University in August. They will be giving three concerts, at 8 p.m. Aug. 3, 5 and 7, in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. The concerts complement the vocal jazz camp taught by members of the multiple Grammy Award-winning ensemble that week.

In a joint concert on Tuesday, Aug. 3, members Peter Eldridge and Lauren Kinhan will perform material from their solo recordings. Bass vocalist Eldridge will preview songs from his soon-to-be released “Mad Heaven,” while Kinhan will debut her just-released project “Avalon” to the Bowling Green audience. Tickets are $5, payable in cash at the door.

On Thursday, Aug. 5, founding members Kim Nazarian and Darmon Meader will perform together. In addition to singing, both serve as arrangers for the group’s musical selections. Tickets are also $5, payable in cash at the door.

The entire New York Voices ensemble will present the Saturday evening, Aug. 7, concert. Rejoining the group will be West Coast vocal entrepreneur Greg Jasperse, who continues to make his mark as an ensemble and solo vocalist in a cappella, vocal jazz and other vocal groups. Tickets are $15, payable in cash at the door or reserved by e-mailing info@BGSUjazz.com.

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(Posted July 22, 2010 )