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MARVA WRIGHT BAND (USA) FEAT.
VASTI JACKSON (USA)
Saturday, July 7th, 19.30


Marva Wright Marva Wright - vocals
Benny Turner - bass
Eddie Dejean - drums
Joe Krown - keyboards
Vasti Jackson - guitar



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..Marva Wright www.marvawright.com
..Vasti Jackson www.vastijackson.com/

 

 

MARVA WRIGHT
If you haven’t heard her music yet, the name is Marva Wright. Whether performing on stage at concerts, niteclubs, riverboats, hotel ballrooms,

casinos, conventions, television and radio, Marva sings from her heart and soul. It seems that she’s singing just for you as familiar Blues, R&B, Jazz Standards, Traditional Jazz and Gospel, as well as her own compositions come to life with her sultry style. You can’t help but snap your fingers, tap your feet, clap your hands and/or get up and dance. Audiences all over the world are overwhelmed by her electrifying performances and give her prolonged ovation and acclaim throughout the whole world.

Born and raised in New Orleans, Marva is among the growing number of versatile and talented female vocalists emerg- ing from the city known for the birth of the Blues. Her musical roots are in Gospel. Marva has performed at Jazz and Blues Festivals, concerts and cruises all over the world. Some of them are the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, North Sea Festival in Holland, Umbria Festival in Italy, Jazz and Blues Festivals in Vienne, Mantauban, Nimes, Villeneuve-Sur-Lot, Bordeaux, Paris, Printemps de Bourg, Antibes in France; Geneva, Bern, Basel, Zurich, Luzern, Schaffhausen, Zug in Switzerland; Germany, Sweden, Norway, Brazil, and Russia. Marva has performed nationally in California, New York, Colorado, Philadelphia, Chicago, Florida, Vermont, Texas, etc.

Marva started performing pro- fessionally in 1987, has seven (7) released solo CDs and has made cameo performances on many more. In 1999 she will have another cd released on a major label (Pointblank-Virgin) France. From all of her experiences, one can only gather that she is definitely a “Show Stopper.”

 

VASTI JACKSON
Vasti Jackson What excitement, energy, creativity, and musical experience could mean to you? Vasti Jackson! When Vasti performs, your audience will be electrified! A soulful world renown guitar player and vocalist, whose presence captures an audience the moment he takes the stage, he commands the house while deftly leading his band.

Grammy-nominee Vasti (pronounced Vast-Eye) Jackson is a consummate performer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer. From his early beginnings playing in juke joints in McComb, Mississippi, to his most recent release, No Borders to the Blues, Jackson's talent has been enlarged by an amazing array of musical experiences over 30 years of his vibrant career.

Aptly named, No Borders …is a good sample of Vasti´s limitless energy and magnetism. It spotlights his talents as singer and musician, and his utterly thrilling guitar mastery. This CD also features guest music stars who blend in a perfectly finished production of his own: piano great Henry Butler, folk funk master Bobby Rush (on harmonica), and New Orleans bass legend guitarist George Porter, Jr.
Rooted in the Blues, Vasti Jackson recorded on B.B. King's Grammy award winning Blues Summit in 1994. In the 1980s and early 1990s Vasti was musical director, and guitarist ZZ Hill, Johnnie Taylor, and blues 'n' boogie queen Katie Webster, and has opened for the blues great on many occasions. He also worked with gospel greats - including the Williams Brothers, the Jackson Southernaires, and Daryl Coley; with soul and blues artists Bobby "Blue" Bland, Little Milton, Percy Sledge and Sam Myers; and with jazz artists Harry Connick, Jr., Wynton Marsalis, and Cassandra Wilson, just as well. Vasti has also played guitar on Malaco Records for Latimore, Denise LaSalle, Bobby Rush, and Johnnie Taylor.

An accomplished composer, Vasti Jackson composed two songs for Stop Breakin' Down, a film on the life of Mississippi blues icon Robert Johnson. He penned "Casino in the Cottonfield" for the Robert Mugge music documentary, Last of the Mississippi Jukes, and wrote on the spot and performed his "Train Rolling Blues," in the PBS docu-drama series The Blues, executive produced by Martin Scorsese. He also wrote and performed "America, Proud and Strong" with the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra and a 1,000-voice choir, for the 2003 Mississippi ETV presentation, Mississippi, The Birthplace of America's Music. Festivals and international tours have taken him to Japan, Germany, France, Greece, South Africa, Holland, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy, Sicily, Norway, Finland, England, Uruguay, Brazil and Portugal.

Vasti Jackson has been featured in Guitar Player Magazine, Living Blues, Nothing But the Blues, Juke Blues (England), Blues Revue, and many other publications. He has performed on Dan Akroyd's House of Blues Radio Hour, the Starz Encore Network, WGN-TV in Chicago, and PBS. He has performed, written, produced, and recorded music for HBO, VH1, Mississippi Educational Television, the British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC), and radio and television programs in Australia, Uruguay, Finland, and Canada. Vasti co-produced Bobby Rush's Hoochie Man, earning a Contemporary Blues Record of the Year Grammy Award nomination in 2002.

Vasti Jackson is professionalism at its best. He is a combination of talent, broad experience and versatility. His soulful and energetic performance will take your audience on a journey they will never forget.


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