Elizabeth Shepherd & Andrea Ramolo Double Bill
Nov 18, 2018
The Artesian is proud to present a fantastic double-bill featuring Canadian songwriters Elizabeth Shepherd and Andrea Ramolo on Sunday, November 18th 2018. The internationally renowned Shepherd will be here with her full band, singing beloved works by Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Bruce Cockburn, Gordon Lightfoot, and other Canadian greats. Ramolo will be on tour in support of her latest Album, a tribute album of Leonard Cohen's music called 'Homage'.
It's a Sunday show, so we'll Open the Doors & Lounge at 7:00PM and the Concert will get underway at 7:30PM. Tickets are $20 in Advance or at the Door. The Artesian is an all-ages and wheelchair accessible facility.
ABOUT ELIZABETH SHEPHERD
Velvety-voiced pianist Elizabeth Shepherd arrived on the international scene in 2006 when her debut album Start To Move was voted one of the top jazz albums of the year by the listeners of the influential Gilles Peterson Show on BBC Radio Worldwide. Since then, the Montreal-based soul-jazz innovator has established herself as one of the most alluring and imaginative artists on the scene today. Versed in equal parts Stevie Wonder, Salvation Army brass bands and classical sonatas, it is perhaps no surprise that this globetrotting talent has developed such a distinct and unique voice.
Elizabeth has been hailed as “a jazz virtuoso blessed with a pop sensibility”, praised by critics worldwide for her arrestingly original writing and soulful delivery. Along with artists like Esperanza Spalding, Robert Glasper, and Jose James she is seen as part of a wave of jazz musicians bringing the art form to a new generation of music fans.
The four-time JUNO nominee (Canada’s Grammy equivalent) has released four widely acclaimed records and toured extensively in North America, Europe, Japan and Mexico. She has sold out legendary clubs from Tokyo to Detroit, played major festivals like Montreal and North Sea Jazz Festivals, shared the stage with Victor Wooten, Branford Marsalis and Christian McBride, and opened for Jamie Cullum at The Hollywood Bowl. Elizabeth is also the only jazz vocalist to ever have been
ABOUT ANDREA RAMOLO
Andrea Ramolo is a Canadian singer/songwriter and recording artist. Her latest album is
From Andrea: I have been gently colliding with the spirit of Cohen for a while. I fell in love with his prose and poetry during my early years in university. I had never connected with anything so raw and prophetic before and I always loved the way he strung
'Homage' is available for Pre-Order through Pledge Music: https://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/andrearamolohomage