Simona Minns Jazz Quartet: April 15, 2017

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Boston, Massachusetts – The Simona Minns Jazz Quartet will perform at the Piano Craft Gallery Saturday, April 15, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Suggested Cover $20/$10

The Piano Craft Gallery, dedicated to offering thought-provoking and engaging exhibitions, is a historic Boston landmark located at 793 Tremont Street, Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.pianocraftgallery.com or www.facebook.com/gallerypf.

Art on exhibit: Inner Direction, paintings by Izzy VanHall

SIMONA MINNS is a jazz singer, composer, and theater director originally from Lithuania, currently living and working in Boston, MA. Simona has degrees in jazz vocal performance from The Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater and a composition degree from Berklee College of Music of Boston, MA. In 2015 Simona was awarded the Berklee Outstanding Jazz Vocalist Award. Simona embraces a wide range of styles and genres in her creative life. She performs jazz standards, her own jazz arrangements, contemporary music, original compositions, and traditional Lithuanian music. Simona has a specific, versatile, and unique voice, which makes her stand out among other singers in today's industry. Simona has recently founded a contemporary performance company "Syntheater" which produces physical theater performances and artistic workshops in the Greater Boston Area. For more about Simona Minns: www.simonaminns.com

ZAHILI GONZALEZ ZAMORA is a pianist from Manzanillo, Cuba, currently majoring in Performance and Jazz Composition at Berklee College of Music and already directing her own musical journey as a featured performer and arranger of her own Latin Jazz Project. She has graced the stages of the Montreal Jazz Fest as well as the Monterey Jazz Fest with her band and continues to pave the way of a promising musical career. For more about Zahili: www.zahiligz.com

TIANA DICK is from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Tiana has played upright bass since she was 14 and has a passion for music that has driven her to Berklee, where she is currently studying music therapy and jazz performance.

IVANNA CUESTA GONZALEZ is from the Dominican Republic, a drummer who has graduated from the DR Music Conservatory in Performance in 2015. She participated in several Jazz festivals in the Dominican Republic as well as formed part of different groups directed by important musicians of jazz of the DR. Ivanna is currently studying at Berklee College of Music.

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