Janice Maxie Reid - Sunday Jazz w/ guest Jamie Zimmer
[Reserved seating: $15-20] “Queen Of The Keyboards”, “The Complete Package”, The“Triple Threat” are just a few titles that have been often used to describe Bay Area keyboardist and vocalist, Janice Maxie-Reid, impressively shifting through all genres from classical to spirituals, blues to gospel and funk to jazz.
Special guest: The evocative, alluring, soulful, and innovative Jamie Zimmer, vocalist and winner of Jazz Search West 2017! Jamie is one of the Bay Area’s most sought out composers.
A “one-woman band”, Janice often doubles as a keyboard and left-hand keyboard bass player which makes her a force of nature on any stage! Her soulful, angelic and daringly accurate vocal prowess, distinctive four-octave voice range and engaging stage presence captivate her audiences!
Janice has performed for thousands at both large and small venues either as a solo artist or sharing the stage with musical giants including Sting, Kenny G, Mary Wilson of the Supremes, Earl Klugh, Will Downing, George Duke and Narada Michael Walden. Janice’s vast musical gifts and massive repertoire are always on point and leave her audiences wanting for more!
Janice is a bandleader of her own group and is the “first call” musician for other leading Bay Area bands including Stanley Clarke’s Roxboro Records smooth jazz guitartist Lloyd Gregory, drum legend “The Groove Merchant” Larry Vann and Santana’s 11-time Grammy Award winning lead vocalist Tony Lindsay. Her musical influences include Duke Ellington, Ray Charles, Herbie Hancock, Rodney Franklin, Nancy Wilson, Aretha Franklin, Roberta Flack and Barbara Streisand.