7/17 Dominique Eade and Miro Sprague
July 17, 2022 03:30 PM until July 17, 2022 05:00 PM
Renowned vocalist Dominique Eade and formidable pianist Miro Sprague will perform a special Sunday afternoon concert at Monkfish on July 17th. This will be different than the usual Monkfish show, there will be a cover charge rather than the usual model of no cover charge with meal purchase requirement although there will still be food and drink available. It's a small room with only 60 seats and this one's going to sell out quick so don't delay and get your tickets at: https://bit.ly/3xZVvNl Be sure to get your tickets to the Jazz Baroness Room because Monkfish will NOT be streaming this performance.
Dominique Eade and Miro Sprague
The Mad Monkfish, Cambridge, MA.
Sunday, July 17, 3:30 - 5 pm (Doors open at 3:00)
Admissions: $15, food and drink available, no minimum.
Renowned vocalist Dominique Eade and formidable pianist Miro Sprague combine forces in the spirit of fearless collaboration, delving into new arrangements of old songs, exploring each other’s compositions and sharing their love of communication through improvisation.
Poetic and passionate, American vocalist, composer and improviser Dominique Eade blends musical virtuosity with a songwriter’s straightforward sensibility, creating music that has garnered critical acclaim, inspired audiences, and served as a creative signpost for generations of singers. The New York Times calls Eade “an exceptional singer” with a “wide vocal range and a grasp on the intricacies of style.” The Atlantic Monthly recognizes Eade for her “rich voice and effortless delivery,” while the Boston Phoenix, celebrates a performance of Eade’s music as “sublime and daring.” Eade was signed to RCA Victor in 1998, recording with jazz luminaries Dave Holland, Victor Lewis and Benny Golson, and has recorded and performed regularly with pianist Ran Blake. Eade has been on the faculty of the New England Conservatory for over three decades, where she has mentored an array of notable students, from Luciana Souza and Michael Mayo to Rachael Price and Aoife O’Donovan.
Miro Sprague is a pianist, composer, bandleader, and educator known for his inspiring creativity, dynamic and passionate performance style, and artistic versatility. Currently based in Los Angeles, Miro has been an active performer for more than two decades, touring throughout the U.S. and overseas and working with many renowned musicians including Karrin Allyson, Greg Osby, Jeff Parker, Jerome Jennings, Ingrid Jensen, Dezron Douglas, Adam Cruz and many others. He leads his own trio and quintet and has released three albums as a bandleader and several more with collaborative ensembles, including the cooperative septet Holophonor. Miro is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz (renamed the Herbie Hancock Institute) where he had the opportunity to learn from Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Hal Crook, Jerry Bergonzi, Ron Carter, Stefon Harris and Dave Liebman, among others.