Home / Events / Classical Music / Leni Stern Trio

Leni Stern Trio

BRETT CAMPBELL
8 pm., Friday November 01 | $10.
Camellia Lounge
510 NW 11th Ave.
 
[JAZZ GOES TO DAKAR] Born in Germany, schooled at Boston’s jazz-generator Berklee School and entranced by Africa, singer-guitarist Leni Stern—who also plays ngoni, a West-African predecessor to the banjo—follows a long line of Western musicians inspired by Africa, directly or otherwise, and maintains a direct connection via band members Alioune Faye and electric bassist Mamadou Ba. Her previous Portland visit and album revolved around Malian music, but her new album, Jelell, has origins in Dakar, Senegal, where it was recorded. Subjects range from lullabies to rain prayers to songs about Senegalese wrestling. Though Stern’s recessive singing adds little, her combination of jazz improv, African instruments and tunes should satisfy fans of both.

Where: Camellia Lounge
Phone: 221-2130
Address: 510 NW 11th Ave.

 
 

Camellia Lounge

510 NW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Classical Music

Anna Fidler: A Dream Within a Dream

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
For Halloween, you couldn’t ask for a more seasonally appropriate art show than Anna Fidler’s A Dream Within a Dream. The title is lifted from an Edgar Allan Poe poem, and the subject matte ...
Charles A. Hartman 134 NW 8th Ave. Map

Anthropometry: Science and Design in the Contemporary Art Experience

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
Artist and writer Jeff Jahn scores another curatorial hit with the thoughtful and spatially invigorating three-person show Anthropometry. By far the most eye-catching piece in the endearin ...
Kathrin Cawein Gallery at Pacific University 2043 College Way Forest Grove Map

Bennet Norrbo: Nice & Naughty

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
Beloved Portland artist Bennet Norrbo died last year at 83. A year later, his friend and artistic executor, gallerist Marilyn Murdoch, is mounting an affectionate retrospective of his work, spanning m ...
Murdoch Collections 2219 NW Raleigh St. Portland Web | Map
Also At Camellia Lounge
There's no more events in Camellia Lounge
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close