Phoenix Amplified Jazz Experience - Paula Atherton and Gail Jhonson

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Kevin Marsh
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Flat 9 Entertainment presents the Phoenix Amplified Jazz Experience featuring Gail Jhonson/Jazz in Pink and Saxophonist/Flutist Paula Atherton. This will an exciting night of contemporary and smooth jazz music featuring two chart-topping artists. Gail and Paula have performed nationally and internationally over the years on various jazz festivals and concert tours. This will be an amazing night of music performed by two influential women in Jazz!

Gail Jhonson...piano, vocals, music director, composer, educator, and author...
What an extensive journey this lady has traversed thus far in her career in the music industry!
Hailing from Philadelphia, PA, Gail is a Berklee College of Music alumni and in 2020, she received a master's degree from Southern New Hampshire University in conjunction with Berklee College of Music, in Music Business.
Her national break in the industry stemmed from her landing her first major gig with Morris Day of The Time. She relocated to Los Angeles, where she also taught for many years at Hollywood's famed Musicians Institute.
As a musician, she has worked with some of the top artists in the business, like Brenda Russell, Jermaine Jackson, Pink, Norman Brown, Patti Austin, Jeff Lorber, Bobby Womack, and Jonathan Butler. And this is just the shortlist!

Saxophonist, flutist Paula Atherton has enjoyed a long and varied career in contemporary and mainstream jazz. Her acumen on her instruments are poised and adept. Her full-length album Can You Feel It has already begun to garner real accolades with her single also titled "Can You Feel It," landing a #1 hit, three weeks in a row on Billboard. What is even more cementing about this accolade is she also landed #1 slots on Mediabase and #1 on the Smooth Jazz Network.
New York-based sax player/vocalist and songwriter Paula Atherton has shared the stage with such contemporary jazz notables as The Rippingtons, Nick Colionne, Chuck Loeb, Cindy Bradley, Brian Simpson, Althea Renee, Four80East, David Sanborn, Bob James, Marc Antoine, Hiroshima, Gerald Albright, and Chieli Minucci. Paula has also worked in the traditional jazz field; one of the notable performances being a week-long engagement at the Blue Note NYC with pianist and jazz legend, Hank Jones. . Paula also performed with Grammy award-winning singer Dee Dee Bridgewater at the Annenberg Theater, for the Palm Springs Women's Jazz Festival.


Reserve Seating: USD 50.00

Time: 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Street Address

Tempe Center For The Arts, 700 West Rio Salado Parkway,
Tempe, AZ 85281


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