Wine Wednesday + Music From Michael Lenssen Sextet & Danielle Wertz

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Wine Wednesday + Music From Michael Lenssen Sextet & Danielle Wertz
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Wine Wednesdays continue with 1/2 off bottles of wine and live jazz from the Michael Lenssen Sextet.

Michael Lenssen is a trumpet player, composer and teacher raised in Boulder, CO. A recent graduate of the University of Miami, Michael was a student of the great Brian Lynch. He has performed with Benny Golson, Art Lande, Emmet Cohen, Kate Reid, Tal Cohen, members of the local group Convergence. He has studied with John Daversa, Ralph Alessi, Greg Gisbert, Paul Romaine and Dave Rajewski. Michael is working on an upcoming big band collaboration with Greg Gisbert and Lincoln Center and is a member of the band Amoramora.

Danielle Wertz is a quickly rising jazz vocalist whose talents have been recognized by Washington Women in Jazz Festival (WWJF) Young Artist Contest and also by the Downbeat Student Music Awards with the Undergraduate Vocal Jazz Soloist Outstanding Performance. Recently, in October of 2015 Danielle was named one of eleven semi-finalists in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition.

Danielle has performed in many established venues such as Blues Alley, Jammin’ Java, HR-57, The Carlyle Club, Bethesda Blues and Jazz, Twins Jazz, and the St. Petersburg Jazz Philharmonic Hall. She has also had the privilege of working and performing with many renowned musicians including Cyrille Aimée, Gretchen Parlato, Chris Botti, Bruce Hornsby, Martin Bejerano, Claire Daly, Lena Seikaly, Mark Meadows, Billy Williams, Chris Grasso, and many others. Danielle is traveling from Florida and will be joined in part by the Annie Booth Trio.
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By: Nocturne