Jazz singer Krisanthi Pappas has been compared to Diana Krall and Norah Jones by Jazz Times Magazine. She has opened for or shared the stage with Branford Marsalis, Chuck Mangione, The Yellowjackets, Manhattan Transfer’s Cheryl Bentyne, Kevin Mahogany, Gary Burton, and Makoto Ozone. She is a two time jazz winner in the Billboard® World Song Contest and her voice and original songs have been featured on major network TV shows and films. Krisanthi performs full time throughout New England, New York City, the Caribbean, and most recently in Greece. She has released seven CDs which have received high acclaim and national airplay on Pandora Radio, Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play, and Amazon Music. She has received high accolades nationwide from Downbeat Magazine, Cabaret Scenes New York, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, Cadence Magazine, and many radio personalities. Krisanthi Pappas will be accompanied by the Cape Cod Jazz Quintet.
CAPE COD JAZZ QUINTET
The Cape Cod Jazz Quintet will open the concert with a Tribute To Horace Silver. The Cape Cod Jazz Quintet is comprised of five of Cape Cod’s top Jazz Musicians with Steve Ahern on trumpet & flute, Bruce Abbott on sax & flute, Fred Boyle on piano, Ron Ormsby on bass, and Bart Weisman on drums. The Cape Cod Jazz Quintet has appeared at concerts and private events across Cape Cod, accompanied vocalists Dane Vannatter, Siobhan Magnus, Cassandre McKinley, Leslie Boyle, and recorded two CDs including one with Dane Vannatter.
PETER & WILL ANDERSON
Peter & Will Anderson “Virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone” (New York Times), are identical twins and are two of the most extraordinary jazz woodwind players today. Born and raised in Washington D.C., the Andersons moved to New York City to attend The Juilliard School. They’ve performed with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Wycliffe Gordon, Paquito D’Rivera and can be heard on the 2014 Grammy-winning soundtrack of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire with Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks. They’ve headlined at The Blue Note, Kennedy Center, New Orleans Jazz Festival, and live on Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion Radio Program. The Andersons have headlined in over 45 U.S. states, throughout Brazil, Japan, the U.K., and six times in NYC’s famed “Highlights in Jazz” series, alongside Jimmy Heath, Ken Peplowski, Steve Turre, and Jimmy Cobb. Vanity Fair magazine listed their debut album in “Four New Releases to Make You Love Jazz,” and the Washington Post called their music “imaginatively unfolding in ways that consistently bring a fresh perspective to classic jazz.” Peter & Will Anderson will be accompanied by Fred Boyle on piano, Ron Ormsby on bass, and Bart Weisman on drums.
Leslie Boyle (vocals) opens the concert and came to Cape Cod when she was 10-years-old and her first solo performance was in 8th grade when she sang in front of an audience of over 400 people and received her first standing ovation. Leslie can be found performing across Cape Cod for concerts, events, parties, and restaurants with the Bart Weisman Jazz Group, Cape Symphony Jazz Ensemble (big band), Cape Cod Jazz Quintet, and pianist/husband Fred Boyle. Leslie is a versatile singer with a wide range of musical styles. Leslie will be accompanied by Alan Clinger on guitar, Fred Boyle on piano, Ron Ormsby on bass, and Bart Weisman on drums.