Open Mic hosted by Tammy Scheffer and Elsa Nilsson
Wed., Aug. 24, 7:30 p.m. 2016
They perform original compositions as well as Joni Mitchell and Jimi Hendrix tunes, creatively arranged for voice and flute with loop pedals. Listeners can expect a landscape of shifting acoustic and electronic sounds and textures. Vocalist/composer Tammy Scheffer has been a creative force in NYC’s vibrant jazz scene for almost a decade. Hailed by the Chicago Tribune as “innovative, provocative and alluring”, Scheffer composes and leads multiple projects, among them are the rock trio Morning Bound and the Tammy Scheffer Sextet. Scheffer performed at Carnegie Hall and the Jazz Standard in NYC and many other premier stages. Flutist/Composer Elsa Nilsson believes the true beauty of music is in its capacity to transcend cultural boundaries. She tours internationally with the Elsa Nilsson Quartet featuring her original music and arrangements of Swedish Folk Music, performs with pianist Jon Cowherd as well as with Far Cry Flutes.