Joni Mitchell's Jazz Tribute Brunch
Come for brunch, or just to enjoy Joni Mitchell's music! Molly Darcy's superb brunch, featuring specialty brunch cocktails - prix fixe, or choose anything from the lunch menu. Reservations
The 6-member band performs Joni's musical arrangements of her best-loved hits from her critically acclaimed albums: Court & Spark, Shadows & Light, Hejira, Miles of Aisles, Blue, Hissing of Summer Lawns, Mingus. Onscreen videos accompany many songs, with Joni's photos and paintings creating a visual story for her poetic lyrics.
Featuring Leslie Ballard (vocals, flute), Christian Martirano (keyboards), Matt Spencer (drums), Tony DePaolo (guitar), Steve Moran (sax, clarinet), and Steve Zerlin (bass).
This is a tribute to a premier songwriter, guitarist, singer, and producer. Joni's name appears on many lists of superlatives: Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, 100 Greatest Singers of All Time, 100 Greatest Guitarists, 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time.
Joni Mitchell crossed the bridge from folk diva to jazz artist easily, hiring Tom Scott and the LA Express for her tour and Grammy-winning album "Miles of Aisles." Next, touring and recording with Jaco Pastorius, Pat Metheny, Don Alias, Wayne Shorter, Peter Erskine. She collaborated with jazz legend Charles Mingus on her album "Mingus." Jazz great Herbie Hancock dedicated an entire album to interpreting her songs, "River: the Joni Letters."
Molly Darcy's Irish Pub & Restaurant (View)
39 Mill Plain Rd
Danbury, CT 06810
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