Vocalist Lyusi Simon's first recital, presented by Fordham Records, will consist of R&B and pop standards, original songs in Russian, and a very special Armenian folk song. Lyusi will be accompanied by Fordham Records' house band, backing vocalists Nicole Dillman and Harshitha Krishnan, and Fares Btoush on the oud.
Erin Bentlage presents her first and last recital at Berklee College of Music. This will be an accumulation of the music she's explored at Berklee, including personal compositions and arrangements, jazz standards, and a cappella arrangements.
The Marine Corps Music Program consists of 10 Marine bands located throughout the world. This particular ensemble is comprised of Marines stationed all over the nation that are coming together for a one-time tour of the Northeast United States to perform the American art form of jazz. The group will perform some jazz standards, original compositions, and a chart commissioned for this band that was written by award-winning jazz composer Anita Brown.