* Sine Que Non with Christie Dashiell and Elite Strings

February 25, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20007
$20 cover, $12 minimum, $2.50 surcharge

Sine Qua Non, led by bassist Michael Bowie, draws on Spanish classical guitar music as an inspiration for world-wise, ambitiously arranged tunes. They are joined by vocalist Christie Dashiell, who is known for her rich tone and precise runs. Elite Strings, led by Adriana Linares, will also join them. Two separate sets at 8 and 10 p.m.



Savannah Harris

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Savannah is a drummer and writer currently studying journalism at Howard University, where she writes the Hilltop newspaper’s “Femiknowledge” column. Growing up in Oakland, Calif., she learned drums at an early age, studying with her father Fred Harris and her step-father Khalil Shaheed. A member of the Howard University Jazz Ensemble, she has also performed independently with names such as Geri Allen and Marcus Belgrave. In 2014 she joined the world-renowned faculty at NJPAC’s All-Female Jazz Residency Week. Reach Savannah at savannah@capitalbop.com.