Joanne Broh: From Ella to Etta
Ella Fitzgerald and Etta James: this show will highlight these two incredible vocalists who often showcased the relationship between jazz and blues.
Joanne Broh vocals
Michael Anderson guitar
Jon Brand bass
Linda Kanter sax
Gus Russell piano
Don Elkington drums
Joanne Broh is a column of energy, known for her powerful, soulful voice. Winner Female Blues Vocalist Rainy Day Blues Society, Soul Blues Band 2021 RDBS.
Michael Anderson has been a mainstay on the Eugene music scene in various guises for 30 plus years. A master guitar player he has traveled internationally backing artists as well as playing styles of music from country to rock to jazz, folk and rhythm & blues. He has spent time working with jazz drummer (Mel Torme) and Paul Cotton (Poco).
Jon Brand has played jazz for most of his life as a member of the Jazz Minors, Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, and Universal Studios dixieland bands.
Linda Kanter has been playing professionally for many years & plays a variety of genres: R & B, jazz , rock and world.
Gus Russell has been teaching and performing for the last 35 years almost every musical style imaginable: jazz, latin, classical, blues, rock, country, gospel, Broadway, and funk.
Don Elkington's musicianship and versatility make him one of the most sought-after musicians in the area. He’s called upon to play in a wide variety of styles; from jazz and classical ensembles to folk, rock, funk, tango, world, pop and R&B.