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Hornucopia: Connie Evingson and The Tanner Taylor Quartet
Jul 9, 2023 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Classic vocal jazz and swing
Celebrating the great jazz horn players with songs by Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Lester Young, Clifford Brown, Benny Carter, Sidney Bechet and more.
Connie Evingson vocals
Tanner Taylor piano
Graydon Peterson bass
Jay Epstein drums
Doug Haining saxophone
Vocalist Connie Evingson is known for exploring a wide variety of musical styles. Her recorded catalog of acclaimed CD’s ranging from jazz and Broadway standards to the music of Peggy Lee, Dave Frishberg, the Beatles, bossa nova, gypsy jazz and more reflects an adventurous spirit that knows no boundaries. 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.