The Two Of Us: Rhiannon and
“Sometimes words just simply fall short — and often that is the case with the shamanistic singing of Hawaii-based improvisational master Rhiannon... If you have never heard Rhiannon you have not fully lived.”
– NYC Jazz Record
"A fabled underground figure in vocal jazz, Rhiannon turns improvisation into performance art... With a soft, supple voice and a range that climbs to the sky, she shows what heights jazz singing can reach when it combines disciplined musicianship with utter fearlessness."
-- James Gavin, Time Out New York
On Laurence Hobgood:
“One of the finest pianists out there. Period.”
– Jazz Times
"Piano virtuoso." – New York Times
"Perpetual inventiveness." – Chicago Tribune
Rhiannon - vocals
Laurence Hobgood - piano
Contemporary pianist, composer, and Grammy winner Laurence Hobgood joins hands and voice with legendary jazz vocalist Rhiannon for an unforgettable evening of songs you know and songs invented just for this night.
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Rhiannon is a vocal artist with a vision of music as a vehicle for innovation, healing, transformation, and social change. A vibrant, gifted singer, performance artist, composer, and master teacher, Rhiannon has been bringing her unique and potent blend of jazz, world music, improvisation and storytelling to audiences for four decades.
Contemporary virtuoso pianist, collaborator, composer, arranger, producer, educator, Yamaha Artist, multiple Grammy® nominee and 2010 Grammy® winner, Laurence Hobgood enjoys a multi-faceted and dynamic career. His dazzling piano technique and signature style of composing and arranging transport audiences both at home and abroad. In addition to his active solo career, Laurence presents concerts featuring collaborations with other artists, including his project Tessetera with the string quartet Ethel, and PoemJazz with Nobel Laureate Robert Pinsky. He's played at many of the world’s most prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the White House, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Tanglewood, the Hollywood Bowl, and the Sydney Opera House.