I want to personally invite you to join me and my friends at the following public concerts and gigs . . . love to see you there. These gigs are mainly in the San Francisco, Santa Cruz, San Jose & Monterey Bay Area.
Best to you . . . Martan :)
DECEMBER 2018 PUBLIC GIGS
Featured Gig: Our next duo show is with the soulful songstress, Charmaigne Scott at Angelicas, December 19.
This will be a night of musical improvisation and creativity and FUN. Come and see Angelicas newly-designed dining room. Hope you can come. Tickets are FREE if ordered online at Angelicas website ($10 at the door). Make your reservations early.
Charmaigne Scott – Biographical Profile
Charmaigne Scott hails from a Gospel Family of singers who taught her about harmonizing voices as they practiced the latest Gospel hits of the day. Charmaigne was influenced by her Mother, Sister Deola Booker and the female and male quartets who helped define African American Gospel music. Charmaigne’s early training and subsequent music education were incentives to incorporate various genres in her vocal repertoire. Charmaigne is fluent in Motown, R&B, Jazz, Rock-n-Roll, Blues, Contemporary, and Gospel music.
Featured Gig: Our next duo show is with the soulful jazz singer, Scotty Wright at Angelicas, December 23.
This will be a night of holiday jazz, musical improvisation and creativity and FUN. Come and see Angelicas newly-designed dining room. Hope you can come. Tickets are FREE if ordered online at Angelicas website ($10 at the door). Make your reservations early.
Scotty Wright – Biographical Profile
A veteran musician with over 40 years experience, one can hear the entire spectrum of jazz singing in the performances that
singer-songwriter Scotty Wright has presented in 20 countries around the world, including China, Thailand, Japan, Dubai and Jordan.
With a warm, rich-toned voice, tremendous range and relaxed delivery, Scotty possesses a unique sound that is deeply rooted in the jazz tradition.
From ballads to blues to bossa nova to straight-ahead swinging, Scotty glides smoothly from one song, one mood, one groove to another, taking listeners along for a very satisfying ride!
Fridays and Saturdays, 6:30 – 9:30 pm (TBA)
This is my super-favorite gig. I love playing on the grand piano in the new elegant Cetrella’s Los Altos Restaurant. The food and ambiance are unsurpassed. You will love it. Call for reservations (and to see if I am playing that night) 650-948-0400.
Cetrella’s, 400 Main Street, Los Altos, CA
Saturday, December 2 – 4 – 8 pm
I’m playing a Sunday afternoon gig with Mike Bastian’s Pentimento Trio at Aladdin Nursery in Watsonville. Total fun. Jazz.
Aladdin Nursery, Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA
Monday, Dec 31, – NYE 8 – 12 am
Really looking forward to playing on NYE with Todd Clickards elegant Tenor Tones Band.
Monterey Elks Lodge, 150 Mar Vista Drive, Monterey
Merrill GardensSaturday, December 22, -3 pm, Friday, February 1, – 3:30 pm
I absolutely love playing solo piano for the fine residents of Merrill Gardens (Campbell). We always have a great time playing the tunes that everyone loves.
Merrill Gardens, Winchester, Campbell
Every Sunday – 10 am Service
I play every Sunday for the beautiful Westhope Presbyterian Church in Saratoga.
Westhope Presbyterian Church, 12850 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga,