124 W. Broadway Eugene Or.
7 PM: $15 ($12 members)
9 PM: $10 ($8 members)
Advance Tickets available online at: www.thejazzstation.org/store
With pianist Dario LaPoma, bassist and arranger Milo Fultz, guitarist Nick Hamel and drummer Adam Carlson, each show includes a unique, evocative jazz set that interprets the fairy tale “Little Matchstick Girl” by Hans Christian Andersen, followed by selections from the traditional, contemporary and eclectic winter jazz repertoire.
MORE ABOUT SIRI VIK
Voted one of the top three vocalist by Eugene Weekly’s “Best of Eugene” contest, Siri Vik is recognized for her ease with a wide range of vocal styles, her emotional charge and story-telling concerts evenings that she has premiered at Eugene’s John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts.
In partnership with The Shedd, Siri has produced Moon Shines Red: The Songs of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht, La Vie en rose: Chanteuse and Chansonnier, Ça C’est Paris, My Funny Valentine: The Life and Lyrics of Lorenz Hart, and Isn’t it D’lovely: The Songs of Cole Porter. Her most recent show explored and honored Billie Holiday and her personal songbook on Fine and Mellow in November 2013.
Last year Siri collaborated Eugene’s jazz fusion band YamaYama on a pop covers program, and took her french La Vie en rose to Roseburg’s Marshanne Winery and to Loucks Auditorium in Salem
In the last several years Siri has performed principal theater roles with The Shedd in Pal Joey, A Connecticut Yankee, and The Wizard of Oz, and is a featured soloist with the Oregon Festival of American Music and the Emerald City Jazz Kings.
In the classical arena Siri has appeared as a soloist with the Eugene Opera, the Eugene Concert Choir, Central Lutheran Chorale and the Lane Orchestra. Siri has been recognized in competition by the Kurt Weill Foundation, winning Grand Prize for their Lotte Lenya Competition for Singers and by the Metropolitan Opera Council Auditions.
While pursuing her Doctorate in Vocal Performance at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, Siri performed lead operatic roles for Cincinnati Opera Outreach, Opera Theater of Lucca, Italy, and Portland’s Bel Canto Northwest. Siri has been a member of the Music Faculty at Lane Community College for seven years. Siri first appeared at the Jazz Station as part of The Green Room Revue’s “Who’s Boss” cabaret evening in October.
7 pm – $15 ($12 members)
9 pm – $10 ($8 members)
Advance Tickets available online at www.TheJazzStation.org/store
“Best of Eugene 2013″ vocalist Halie Loren and her band return fresh from their holiday tour of the Southeastern United States to celebrate the season in her home town. This will be Halie’s only local holiday performances of the year.
Halie and her band will put you in a festive spirit with favorite seasonal favorites, including unique versions of multi-lingual holiday songs from around the world, as well as choice jazz selections that inspire any time of the year.
Halie has released 7 albums to-date on JVC/Victor in Asia and Justin Time Records in North America, Europe and beyond. Her latest album, “Simply Love,” occupied the #1 spot on the Billboard Japan jazz chart this summer, and debuted at #1 on the Canadian iTunes charts. She and her band spend much of the year touring nationally and internationally, but love calling Eugene home!
Backing Halie Loren on vocals is her great band featuring pianist Matt Treder, bassist Mark Schneider, and drummer Brian West.