10 Jul 2022, Sun, 5pm
Esplanade Recital Studio
Learn from Lucy Yeghiazaryan as she guides selected local jazz singers on the technicalities of jazz singing and how to present oneself as a jazz vocalist. Follow along as she shares her knowledge and ideas on the importance of form, sound and voice to master this art form.
For more information on Lucy Yeghiazaryan’s performance, please see here.
Mask-wearing is required for all indoor events.
Lucy Yeghiazaryan is an American Armenian vocalist who has become a leading voice in American straight-ahead jazz by bringing the richness of her heritage together with her love for the ultimate American artform. She is a recipient of grants from the Doris Duke Foundation, Chamber Music America and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She has shared the stage with Harold Mabern, Houston Person, Grant Stewart, Terell Stafford, Bernadette Peters, Arto Tuncboyaijian and many more. She works regularly with the Emmet Cohen trio and can be found performing in and outside of the United States with appearances at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Birdland, Mezzrow, Symphony Space and more. She was a top ten finalist in the 2015 Thelonious Monk Competition and holds a degree in World History in addition to being a skilled classical violinist. Her debut album, Blue Heaven, was released in 2019 on Cellar Live Records and was followed by the album In Her Words on La Reserve Records in 2021 which was sponsored by The Women’s Fund of New York Foundation for the Arts. Her third album, Lonely House will be released in late 2022.
10 Jul 2022, Sun
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