Vocalist Tania Grubbs with "I Am Colors" at Alphabet City / City of Asylum, North Side
an evening of original jazz with vocalist Tania Grubbs.
Jeff Grubbs, Bass; James Johnson III, drums; Clifford Barnes, keyboard/piano
I AM: Volume 4, Color explores the emotional effects of color in literature, poetry, and musical composition. This volume celebrates color’s glorious presence as an integral part of our everyday existence. Notes have color, sounds have color, people can see and feel color, colors is therapeutic, it can calm us, ignite us, spark inspiration. Visual artist Sasha Phillips will interact with the music by creating visual art live throughout the concert as Jeff, James, Cliff, and Tania set the colorful musical backdrop of sounds to inspire.
I AM is a series of 60-80 minute concerts filled with original music, well known, and some less known standards along with interesting stories and researched facts. Tania describes the series as “a live documentary with a point of entry approach.” All performances include video footage, photography, and narration.
There is no admission fee but ticket reservations are required.