Sahara Grim, Will Sivy, Angelica Artifex, Kishan Patel Group

Sahara Grim is a an eclectic composer who studies Ethnomusicology and Jazz at UCLA particularly focusing in vocal jazz. She had her first international success in Japan during the summer of 2017, sharing her work in various venues among Tokyo. Originally from San Diego, she has been active in both the local jazz scene and the singer-song writer community. To further explore her heritage she is playing Indian classical music to later incorporate sitar into her sound. Her performance art touches on messages of nature, art, spirituality, and self empowerment. Sahara's music is an extension of herself, a diverse range of style and culture mixed into one creation. 

Will Sivy is an up and coming American singer-songwriter and guitarist. Originally from Boulder, CO, he attended Berklee College of Music until he moved to Nashville. There he began refining his skills as a songwriter before moving to Los Angeles in 2017.

Angelica Artifex

Urban Pop/ World Music, mixed organically with spices from hasty cities with blends of flavors and sounds from the tropics.                                                                        
Growing up in a multicultural family in Sweden meant that it was important for my parents that I explored my heritage. My first destination at 6 months old was Havana, Cuba. From there and any other places in the world I have come to learn the meaning of diversity, flavors, smells, history and sound. Knowledge of culture has influenced my work and my way of thinking. Life itself is fascinating and that is what portrays in my music.

Kishan Patel & The Flax Seeds

Kishan Patel is a local LA saxophonist that puts his best foot forward when it comes to diversifying the musical repertoire of his group. Kishan is currently a student at UCLA who strives to make his group the most versatile in any genre of music. The band consists of Alex Smith on drums, who has been a participant and winner of Spotlight at the Music Center, National Young Arts Foundation in LA, and the Shelley Mann LA Jazz Society. Evan Abounassar, a trumpet player who will be attending Manhattan School of Music this coming fall, has participated in bands like the Grammy Band, the Next Generation Jazz Band, and has been a participant and winner at Spotlight LA, Young Arts LA, and the Shelley Mann Jazz Society as well. Chris Palmer plays bass and is currently a student at Manhattan School of Music and has been a winner of the National Young Arts Foundation as well. Cole Riddle is a student at UCLA and a local keyboardist/pianist around the LA area who has participated in Spotlight LA too. John Keek, a multi-instrumentalist, has roots of jazz musicality, has also encompassed elements of Pop, RnB, and Hip Hop in his sound. He has a wide range of influences like Louis Cole, Ambrose Akinmusire, and Donny Hathaway; he has performed with artists like King Krule and Louis Cole. His most recent album, If+When, has been released by him and mixed by Grammy Winner Ben Kane (mixed D’Angelo’s Black Messiah) and has been a popular hit among young adult listeners.

$8.00 - $13.00

Tickets

  • 7:45 - Will Sivy
  • 8:30 - Kishan Patel Group
  • 9:15 - Sahara Grim 
  • 10:30 - Angelica Artifex

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