|7:00 PM||Chelsey Green and the Green Project|
Featuring: Chelsey Green, Violin
|Performance||MAJF Juke Joint|
Performing music that could be described as “Classical Soul,” Chelsey Green and The Green Project, give the violin an electrifying new voice and bring the unmatched tone, richness and vibrancy of acoustic violin playing to audiences in a way they have never experienced. Having studied classical technique and repertoire for over 20 years and growing up influenced by all genres, Chelsey incorporates repertoire and techniques of standard classical music performance to re-identify popular favorites and perform exciting original tunes in genres across the board including Soul, R&B, Jazz, Funk, Rock, and more! Named one of six Artists-in-Residence for the 2010-2011 season at The Music Center at Strathmore, The Green Project has been blessed to perform across the nation. Classically soloing in New York’s prestigious Carnegie Hall at age 16, Chelsey has been honored to perform in many esteemed performing arts venues, with several symphonies, at several major music festivals and at many churches and congregations around the world. Some of these include the Saint Lucia Jazz Festival, Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, Essence Music Festival, Lake Arbor Jazz Festival, NAACP National Convention and Leadership 500 Summit, Bobby Jones Gospel, Blues Alley Nightclub, Bohemian Caverns and The John F. Kennedy Center to name a few. Chelsey Green and The Green Project recently released their debut CD, “Still Green: The EP” to rave reviews! The album has sold over 1300 copies and has been featured on nationwide radio and in publications such as the Washington City Paper. Log on to iTunes, Amazon.com or CDBaby.com to listen and purchase your copy today! Aside from her own projects, Chelsey has a multi-faceted discography including recordings in varied genres with artists such as Paul Carr (jazz), Ted Garber (americana), Maimouna Youssef (R&B/soul), Lori Williams (jazz), Macheeste (gospel), Carolyn Malachi (urban contemporary), Femi The DriFish (hip hop/spoken word), The Sweater Set (folk traditional), Aaron Hardin (jazz) and more. Based in the Washington, D.C. Metro area, the ensemble frequently performs featured live shows, educational concerts, master classes, galas, award shows, and a wide variety of other various private and public events nationwide.
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