“One of the West Coast’s most formidable ensembles”
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Our Annual Duke Ellington Tribute Concert
The Montclair Women’s Big Band is a Bay Area treasure.  Founded in 1997 by veteran trumpeter Ellen Seeling and saxophonist Jean Fineberg, the group is an alliance of some of the region’s most formidable jazz women.  Forging a singular blues-drenched sound, audiences are electrified by the band’s powerhouse ensemble, addictive grooves and inspired solos.

This extraordinary swing machine will blow you away playing Ellington

Producer:  Bruce Hopewell

Complimentary wine, cheese, and charcuterie reception prior to show.

Ellen Seeling, Founder and Director, trumpet
Jean Fineberg
Saxophones / Reeds
Kasey Knudsen, Mad Duran, Jean Fineberg,
Yvonne Lin, Carolyn Walter
Trumpets / Flugelhorns
Ellen Seeling, Marina Garza, Sarah Wilson,
Tiffany Carrico
Mara Fox, Sarah Cline, Crystal Bryant,
Becca Burrington
Erika Oba – piano,  Ruth Davies – bass,
Michaelle Goerlitz – latin percussion,
Alan Hall – drums
Robert Mondavi Winery

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