Monique Thomas with the Thomas L’Etienne Band
Monique Thomas & Thomas L’Etienne: gospel, jazz, blues and authentic New Orleans vibes
Dates: 26 – 29.6, 2019
FIRST TIME AT JAZZASCONA!
Born in Philadelphia, Monique Thomas is a talented gospel, r&b, and soul singer at her JazzAscona debut. Bred with gospel, she has performed with numerous American choirs and studied jazz and opera singing at William Paterson University, New Jersey. She is currently living in France where she runs her Vocal Arts Studio; she tours internationally with her "Voices of Praise" group. She will be on our shores alongside one of the best clarinetists and saxophonists of European trad jazz, Thomas L’Etienne, as well as other well-known faces in Ascona.
Style: New Orleans Jazz, Blues, Gospel
From: USA, EU
Monique Thomas, drums
Thomas L'Etienne, clarinet & alto sax
Jan Luley, piano
Giorgos Antoniou, bass
Frederik Van den Berghe, drums