Women in Jazz Concert September 1998

September 18, 1998

Venue: Helm Fine Arts Center


Women in Jazz let loose its magic on Friday, September 18th, and Saturday, September 19th, 1998, at the Helm Fine Arts Center, Austin.

This concert featured outstanding local vocalists and Detroit’s all female jazz band, Straight Ahead. Straight Ahead’s participation represents the first time Women in Jazz has presented an all female jazz band.

Friday, September 18

Julie Burrell
Vicki Garretson
Pamela Hart
Mady Kaye
Hope Morgan
Maryann Price

Accompanied by:
Marty Allen – Piano
Edwin Livingston – Bass
Mike Malone – Sax
Drums – Scott Laningham

Saturday, September 19

Straight Ahead Detroit’s All Female Quintet
Karan Chavis
Pamela Hart
Willie Nicholson
Seela Temple

Accompanied by:
James Polk – Piano
Thomas Hughes – Keyboard
Mike Stevens – Bass
Dexter Walker – Drums
Mike Malone – Sax

The series also included a Vocal Workshop on Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Helm Fine Art Center. Topics included performance techniques, lead by Mady Kaye Music Services, and “Making It in the Music Business,” lead by Pamela Hart. It was free for vocalists seriously considering the jazz genre.

Women in Jazz is sponsored by Women & Their Work, DiverseArts Production Group., The Austin Chronicle, and KAJZ 93.3 FM. Women in Jazz is partially funded by the Texas Arts Commission. and the City of Austin under the auspices of the Arts Commission.

Women in Jazz Concert September 1998