The delightful singer and songwriter, LISA FISCHER is no stranger to Rolling Stones fans who have seen and heard her singing backup vocals on every tour with the band since 1989. Lisa rose to fame in 1992 when she won a Grammy for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for her first single, “How Can I Ease the Pain,” from her album So Intense beating out the “Queen of Soul ” and in an unlikely tie with Patti LaBelle. Lisa has an impressive resume touring, recording and music making with such divas as Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, Beyoncé, Alicia Keys and many others. lisafischermusic.com
Written by TheCarverCenter on Sep 23 2015 - 11:59am
Monterey is the longest consecutively running jazz festival in the world! This exclusive presentation, MONTEREY JAZZ FESTIVAL ON TOUR celebrates the Festival’s legacy expanding the boundaries of live jazz presentation. The jazz festival features 6 masters of the art: Raul Midón on vocals and guitar; Ravi Coltrane on tenor & soprano sax; Nicholas Payton on trumpet; Gerald Clayton on piano; Joe Sanders on bass and Justin Brown on drums. montereyjazzfestival.org/on-tour
Written by TheCarverCenter on Sep 15 2015 - 1:50pm
With 5 Grammy Awards, 15 nominations, millions of record sales worldwide and thousands of sold out performances, iconic blues guitarist, Robert Cray rocks the Jo Long stage of the Carver Community Cultural Center on Saturday, Nov. 7 Considered one of the greatest guitarists and credited for reinventing the blues with his distinct razor sharp style of guitar playing, Cray was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2011.
Written by TheCarverCenter on Sep 11 2015 - 12:02pm
Urban Bush Women sets the Carver Community Cultural Center's 2015-2016 season in motion. Since exploding onto the dance scene in 1984, the Urban Bush Women company has fought to eradicate long-held assumptions about women, people of color, body types and styles of movement by weaving contemporary dance, music and text with the history, culture and spiritual traditions of African-Americans and the African Diaspora.