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Momentum with Ellen Rowe 9:30-10:30

  • Kerrytown Concert House 415 North 4th Avenue Ann Arbor, MI, 48104 United States (map)

Celebrate the release of a new CD and project, Momentum – Portraits of Women In Motion, with jazz pianist Ellen Rowe and an all-star lineup of women musicians.

Ellen Rowe, piano
Ingrid Jensen, trumpet
Virginia Mayhew, saxophone
Lisa Parrott, saxophone
Melissa Gardiner, trombone
Marion Hayden, bass
Allison Miller, drums

“Momentum – Portraits of Women In Motion” is a new album project written in the last year. Each piece is a tribute to and musical portrait of Ellen Rowe's women heroes in the areas of music, sports, social justice, environmental advocacy and politics.The pieces are orchestrated for varying sizes of chamber jazz ensemble, ranging from quintet to octet. Some of the women included in the portraits include Mary Lou Williams and Geri Allen, Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova, unsung black female heroines of the civil rights movement, singer/songwriters Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon and Carole King, Michelle Obama, Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall and long distance runners Joan Benoit Samuelson, Kathrine Switzer and Meghan Canfield Laws.

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Earlier Event: January 31
Momentum with Ellen Rowe 9pm-10pm
Later Event: February 1
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