6th Annual Jazz & Blues Holiday Concert
Once again Nicolas brings his soulful seasonal renditions to the Piedmont Piano Company Concert Series, and invites you to join the “Right Groove” for an evening of music and holiday cheer. Joining him for this fun-filled evening of soulful jazz, blues and holiday grooves, are:
Tammy Hall on Piano
Leon Joyce, Jr. on drums
Mike Bordeleon on bass
Make your reservations early. This “one night only concert” is sure to be a sell out!
Piedmont Piano Company will be festively decorated,
the music will be sensuous and stirring,
the crowd will be stylish and cool,
and there will be a feeling of excitement in the air!
Friday, December 14, 2012 at 8pm
$20 in advance, $25 at the door
To reserve tickets with your credit card,
please call (510) 547-8188
Please stay after the show to enjoy holiday refreshments and meet the performers.
“A deeply soulful voice...A uniquely versatile entertainer”
– Bobby McFerrin
“Bearde teases the listener with his aural foreplay and romantic verse”
The London Journal
“Nicolas Bearde has a powerful musical presence that touches each and every person in the audience. His singing makes you feel the emotions of the music”
– John Handy
“Bearde is the definitive jazz romantic...he brings a tenderness and delicacy to his songs that deftly avoids maudlin interpretations”
– Ron Saranich, Cosmic Debris
“Sophisticated jazzy soul that sends the hardcore into a state of pronounced delirium”
– Dean Johnson, Soulvation Magazine, London, UK
Nicolas Bearde is a singer/songwriter, known for his “buttery baritone” and one of today’s premier male jazz vocalists. With genre turns from jazz to soul to blues, he shows his versatility, as he takes you on a musical journey. A seasoned and highly respected showman on stage, Bearde's personality and sense of humor, manifest themselves in his expressive ballads and up-tempo tunes, with an engaging rapport that captures and draws the audience into his performance.
Based in the Bay Area since the 1970's, this Nashville native… for the past 20 years, has delighted audiences with his engaging vocals as a member of Bobby McFerrin's renowned a cappella ensemble, “Voicestra,” while carving out his own distinctive solo career.
For more details, visit nicolasbearde.com.