JazzBuffalo, in association with Pausa Art House, presents our first-ever Artist-in-Residence especially for “April is Jazz Appreciation Month”. International vocalist and pianist Drea dNur (Drea d’Nur) will be our featured artist on Saturday, April 14th, and Saturday, April 21st. Two nights of riveting performances by the dynamic vocalist who melds jazz, blues, spiritual, protest, R&B, and love songs into powerful renditions that touch the soul. Drea d’Nur is the creator of the arranged music and productions of “The Spirit of Nina Simone”, which was performed at Kleinhans Music Hall, as well as, “Dear Nina: A Sonic Love Letter to Nina Simone”. She has also produced highly acclaimed CD – most notably the outstanding “Day of d’Nur.”
Drea d’Nur’s work has gained national and international acclaim. Her local work highlights the rich history of Black music and art in Buffalo. She is the 2017 Spark Awards Artist of the Year and has performed overseas, released two independent music projects, produced two short films about Nina Simone, directed a music video, created two stage productions, and has album credits on the new Gorillaz album, HUMANZ.
Doors at 6 pm – Concerts at 8:00 pm