New York City-based vocalist and composer and New Hampshire native, Julie Hardy will perform at Ryles Jazz Club on Tuesday, December 11th at 9PM.
One of the most distinctive voices among the growing ranks of female jazz singers in New York City belongs to Julie Hardy, whose Ryles appearance coincides with a new CD entitled The Wish". This is Julie's most fully realized recording to date and her first release through World Culture Music, an artist collective label and multi-faceted music company created by drummer/composer Kendrick Scott. Hardy has performed at the Diet Coke Women in Jazz" Festival (Jazz at Lincoln Center), the Jazz Standard, Birdland in NYC and received a 2006 ASCAP Young Jazz Composers Award for her composition No Turning Back."
Hardy grew up in Fremont NH and attended Oyster River High School in Durham. She then moved on to study music composition at UNH and received her Masters degree from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.
The New York Times critic Nate Chinen wrote: On her new album, The Wish, Ms. Hardy burnishes her growing reputation as a musically astute and thoughtfully modern jazz singer."
The vocalist will be accompanied by a band of up and coming jazz artists; (NYC) Randy Ingram, piano; (NYC) Evan Gregor, bass; and (Boston) Eric Platz, drums.
When: Tuesday, December 11th, 9PM
Where: Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA
Who: Vocalist Julie Hardy and NYC pianist Randy Ingram, NYC bassist Evan Gregor, and Boston drummer Eric Platz
Cover: $8 general
For more information contact All About Jazz.