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Christie Dashiell Quartet

DCJF Performance Date(s) and Venue(s)

June 15, 2018 6:00PM
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage Foggy Bottom
2700 F Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia
http://kennedy-center.org/programs/millennium/

Free Event


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The Christie Dashiell Quartet presents Time All Mine – Lineage

Billboard charting jazz vocalist, Christie Dashiell and her quartet perform inventive arrangements of popular songs and cutting edge originals. The quartet will feature her brother and dynamic drummer, Carroll “CV” Dashiell, III.

The Christie Dashiell Quartet - Personnel

Christie Dashiell - Voice

Carroll Dashiell, III - Drums

Allyn Johnson - Piano

Romeir Mendez - Bass

With her sultry soulful flare and innovative compositions, D.C.-based vocalist Christie Dashiell is surely a rising star. Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Greenville, North Carolina, Dashiell is a graduate of Howard University and the Manhattan School of Music. As a member of Afro-Blue, Howard’s premier vocal jazz ensemble, Dashiell appeared on NBC’s “The Sing Off.” She has twice received recognition in DownBeat Magazine’s Student Music Awards as Outstanding Soloist and Best Vocalist in the Graduate College division and was selected as a semifinalist in the 2015 Thelonious Monk Institute International Vocals Competition.

In 2016, Dashiell released her debut solo album, Time All Mine, debuting on Billboard’s Jazz Album and Contemporary Jazz Album Charts at numbers thirteen (13) and twenty-two (22), in addition to JazzTimes’ Top 50 Writer’s Ballots, Critics’ Poll. Currently she travels with her quartet and works with world-renowned pianist Helen Sung, Marcus Strickland and Twi-Life, and Otis Brown, III. She has appeared as a featured artist on Blue Note Record’s, Supreme Sonacy, Vol. 1, Marquis Hill’s, The Way We Play, and has been seen in concert at The White House, Jazz at Lincoln Center - Doha, Qatar, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, the Kennedy Center, Atlanta Jazz Festival, Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival, DC Jazz Festival and Winter JazzFest in New York City. Currently, Dashiell is Jazz Voice Instructor at Snow College in Ephraim, UT, where she happily connects with her students via skype and yearly campus visits.