13:04, 30 January 2017, Bishkek – 24.kg, Anastasia MOKRENKO
Public Fund “Prima” launches a series of jazz concerts Jazz Live.
At the Tunguch Concert Hall, the concert series will kick off on February 2 with a performance by prominent US vocalist Michelle Walker, voted one of the Top Ten Jazz by critic Mike Joyce of the Washington Post.
Together with her, the pianist from St. Petersburg Alexei Cheremizov and the group from Kyrgyzstan Salt Peanuts will perform.
- The event hashtag #makemusicnotwar symbolizes the idea that the unique language of music is able to unite the minds and souls of people regardless of skin color, religion or political views, creating a new society that does not tolerate violence in any form.
The geography of Michelle Walker’s concerts is extensive. She performs with such titans of jazz music as Chris Botti, George Benson, Terell Stafford, Spyro Gyra, Take 6.
Alexey Cheremizov is a participant of international jazz festivals. He possesses a rare musical gift and reveals himself not only as an excellent soloist, but also as a subtle accompanist.
In 2007, the Salt Peanuts group was recognized as the best at the Jazz Transit international festival. In 2016, she gave her first solo concert at the Kennedy Center (Washington).