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Come and enjoy this great jazz live performance at the Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe.
Straight Ahead Featuring Regina Carter
Straight Ahead Featuring Regina Carter
PERFORMANCE DATES
Wed, February 21 2018 - Thu, February 22 2018
SEATING TIMES:
Wed. & Thurs. Feb. 21 & 22
Seating's: 6pm & 8:30pm $45 cover
Reservations Recommended
LOCATION:
Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe
97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
DESCRIPTION

An all-female quartet/quintet whose most prominent graduate was violinist Regina Carter, Straight Ahead performed music that ranged from bop to poppish, modern jazz to R&B and fusion. The group came together in Detroit in 1987. Comprised of lead singer Cynthia Dewberry (who also played flute), violinist Carter, keyboardist Alina Morr, bassist Marion Hayden-Banfield, and drummer Gayelynn McKinney (all of the musicians also sang), Straight Ahead was a finalist in the 1989 Sony Innovators competition. The following year they opened for Nina Simone at the Montreux Jazz Festival. In the '90s Straight Ahead recorded three albums for Atlantic