A talk that will examine the musical and cultural development of jazz across the ages and continents, it is ideal for all those seeking a better understanding of Jazz, a refinement of their musical appreciation skills and knowledge of Jazz trends from around the world; from musicians to creative enthusiasts, adults to kids, working professionals and home makers.
Sachal Vasandani is an American jazz singer. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Vasandani has released three albums on Mack Avenue Records, Eyes Wide Open in 2007, We Move in 2009, and Hi-Fly in 2011.The Chicago-born artist attracted attention when he was named Down Beat magazine's Collegiate Jazz Vocalist of the Year in 1999. He has worked with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. His debut recording, Eyes Wide Open, lead to tours and opening for artists such as jazz trumpeter Chris Botti and pop singer Joan Osborne. Vasandani's second album, 2009's We Move, was chosen as a New York Times Critic's Pick.Vasandani has toured internationally. In 2009 Vasandani performed in New York, California and Washington, as well as in Switzerland, Germany and Russia.Read more