Speak Easy Jazz and Juke Joint Blues Concert with Sybil Gage
Vocalist Sybil Gage’s energetic personality and voice entertains audiences with her “Speak Easy Jazz and Juke Joint Blues”. She will be joined by CONNER MAHONEY on keyboard, ART EDWARDS on bass, ASHTON BAILEY-GOULD on drums and WARREN STEPHENS, JR. on saxophone.
Sybil is currently Artist in Residence at Heidi’s Jazz Club in Cocoa Beach Thursday nights, having started her musical relationship there in 2009. Gage has also regularly performed the New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival 9 years and counting, as well as the Thin Man Watts Jazz Festival in Deland. Art houses welcome her. Some of her favorite shows of this year were at The Hub on Canal in New Smyrna Beach, The Cinematique in Daytona Beach, The Modernism Museum in Mount Dora, and the Blue Bamboo Performing Arts Center in Orlando.
Born and raised in New Orleans Sybil Gage had front row schooling in what makes that city great. Now living in Florida, Sybil is spreading New Orleans music to the rest of the world. The “Little Dynamo” is slinky in sequins, and funky in fishnets and has become the darling of the East Coast from New Orleans to New York City. A typical evening will include the legendary music of Professor Longhair and James Booker, fun tunes from Smiley Lewis and Jesse Hill and Eddie Bo, blues from Elmore James, Little Willie John, Mississippi John Hurt, Robert Johnson, Etta James, Gus Cannon, as well as many of her own award winning original contributions.
Sybil has opened for such diverse acts as John Waite, Zydeco Queen Rosie Ledet, Dave Mason, Big Bill Morgenfield, Pat Travers and also has shared the stage with Glen David Andrews and Marc Stone. Gage has 2 outstanding CD’s of original material. Her debut CD RED, rose to critical acclaim. NOLA Calling was nominated for “Best Self Produced CD” by the International Blues Competition in Memphis.
Learn more about Sybil Gage at: www.SybilGage.com.
Admission paid at the door: $15 for members of the Space Coast Jazz Society & Veterans Memorial Center. $20 for guests. Bring your own food & drink. Seating, tables & a beautiful view of the river are provided.