Connie Evingson: Holiday at the Dunsmore Lodge
Dec 30 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$35.00 - $45.00
Classic Vocal Jazz
Taking a cue from the Northwoods-like setting on Moore Lake, the Dunsmore Room becomes the “Dunsmore Lodge” for Connie and Jon’s annual New Year’s Eve shows!
Connie Evingson vocals
Jon Weber piano
Steve Pikal bass
Vocalist Connie Evingson is known for exploring a wide variety of musical styles. She has been a featured guest artist with Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion, Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis, the Minnesota Orchestra conducted by Doc Severinsen, Vocalessence, the JazzMN Orchestra and other esteemed organizations. She is a longtime member of the popular vocal jazz group Moore By Four, and is a two-time recipient of both the McKnight Fellowship for Performing Musicians and the Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant. New York pianist Jon Weber has recorded and toured all over the world, winning numerous honors for performance and composition – scoring extensively for television since 1987. Gary Burton, Roy Hargrove, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen and Avishai Cohen have all recorded Jon’s music, and his critically-acclaimed release, SIMPLE COMPLEX, rose to #1. John was personally selected by Marian McPartland to serve as guest host on her show on NPR, “Piano Jazz with Marian McPartland”.