$10 in advance
$12 at the door
Vocalist Maddy Winer and
Guitarist Vince Lewis
Bill Bares (piano)
Todd Wright (saxaphone)
Bill Fouty (bass)
Bill Stowe (drums)
Maddy and Vince will pay tribute to the artists whose popular songs shaped Americas musical identity - Great American Songbook favorites spanning the era of George Gershwin to Bill Joel. Of course, timeless popular Christmas songs will also be featured.
“Maddy Winer has great musical instincts, a wonderful sound and best of all she knows how to read a lyric,” says legendary jazz guitarist Mundell Lowe. “I love the way Maddy and Vince work together on this CD; I feel as if musically they were thinking as one.”
Recording artist Maddy Winer is known for her effortless interpretation and jazz styling of the Great American Songbook. Maddy has headlined concerts throughout the U.S. and Canada including New York’s prestigious Lincoln Center. She is also a featured performer on the popular PBS special “Loonis McGlohon & Friends.” Maddy has appeared with countless jazz legends including Dave Brubeck, David Sanborn, Cyrus Chestnut, Joe Sample, George Shearing, Ellis Marsalis and Al Jarreau.
Her latest CD CROSSROADS features Maddy with legendary jazz guitarist Vince Lewis. The free-flowing musical interaction translates into the energy and excitement of a live performance, as opposed to just another recording session.
“Crossroads takes the listener on a musical journey of timeless standards representing the heart and soul of the Great American Songbook,” says Maddy. “I have always had a passion for the works of Antonio Carlos Jobim and included two of his classics that I love to sing. I also pay tribute to the contemporary works of Joni Mitchell and Van Morrison.”
You can listen to Maddy Winer’s music on Pandora Radio or by visiting her website: www.maddywiner.com.
“A captivating, sensitive, moving performer!”
- The Miami Herald
“When she takes the stage the entire audience becomes Maddy’s number one fan”
- Lou Rawls
“She nails it every time, an exceptional talent”
- Charles Kuralt, CBS News
"Vince Lewis swings and swings and then some...He sees to it that melody prevails..a master guitarist that has more than paid his dues"
Bob Gish, Jazz Improv Magazine
"Guitarists will admire his playing and sound...superb technique in the service of the song...thoughtful development of his solos....
Michael Steinman, Cadence Magazine
"His uncluttered approach to the music is refreshing and highly entertaining...Each note that he plays seems carefully considered, but they flow naturally and fluently
...Joel Lang, New Jersey Jazz Journal
Vince Lewis is a veteran jazz performer, composer and recording artist.
Since actively pursuing a solo career he has achieved national acclaim and airplay, as well as outstanding critical reviews in every major jazz publication.
Vince has been a Heritage Guitar, Inc. performing artist since 1991, and a Benedetto Guitar artist since 2012, a Breedlove acoustic guitar artist since 2014 and an Eastman Guitars artist since 2015. He also performs and records with his signature Vince Lewis Model Ralston Archtop Guitar. He has recorded for Noteworthy Jazz, Redstone Jazz, Jim Martin Productions and also Vinbara Music.
He has been a headliner with Dave Brubeck, B.B King, Ellis Marsalis, Lou Rawls, John Pizzarelli and Melissa Manchester.
In 2012 Vince was recognized in the Jazz Guitar category as one of the “Leading Active Jazz Artists” by Jazz Inside Magazine.
Jim Carlton, in Conversations with Great Jazz and Studio Guitarists says "His playing is indicative of the rarified air of true mastery. He routinely creates engaging and excellent music."