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Martha Brooks and Mboya Nicholson Duo – Highlights from the American Songbook
November 28, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm$12.00 – $16.00
Martha Brooks – vocals
Mboya Nicholson – piano
Vocal artist Martha Brooks and pianist Mboya Nicholson present their wonderful repertoire from the American Songbook oeuvre, culled from the world of Tin Pan Alley and some of this past century’s greatest composers. These two artists have established a beautiful musical friendship, which shines through in this intimate duo setting.
Martha Brooks, whose sensually sculpted and wry takes on jazz standards made her a popular presence on the Winnipeg jazz scene.
Mboya Nicholson is an active member of Edmonton’s jazz community, studying at MacEwan University and with Ellis Marsalis at the University of New Orleans along the way.
About YEG Thursday Showcases
On select Thursdays throughout the season, the Yardbird Suite shines a spotlight on a local group or artist who will present their latest project in the form of one 90 minute show. For an hour and a half, you will be fully immersed in some of the best jazz Edmonton has to offer, all for the price of just $16 or $12 for members (unless otherwise indicated).
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