Rochelle Rice, a talented vocalist from the training grounds of Howard University’s award-winning a cappella group, Afro Blue, and alumnus of Strathmore’s Artist-In-Residence program, blends straight-ahead jazz and classic, bluesy R&B.
Pianist and vocalist Mark Meadows is one cornerstone keyboardists on the D.C. jazz scene. With his band, the Movement, Meadows makes music that fits comfortably between the genre-bending futurist fusion of Robert Glasper and the[...]
24-year old Veronica Swift is a prodigy vocalist, having recorded her first album at age 9, finished second in the 2015 Monk competition and headlined jazz festivals before she could purchase alcohol. Her phrasing is[...]
Sweet Honey in the Rock, founded in Washington, D.C. back in 1973, is one of the iconic African-American a capella ensembles. The all-female group performs a social justice-charged form of vocal music with deep roots[...]