LIVE JAZZ: Cynthia Sayer’s Hot Banjo Show
Doors open at 7:00 PM | Concert begins at 7:30 PM
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Cynthia Sayer’s Hot Banjo Show
Fresh perspectives of the banjo in the hands of a master performing repertoire drawn from the American Songbook, roots music, hot jazz, tango, Western Swing, classical, and more. Ms. Sayer’s trio will include Tim Leahey (trumpet) & Shannon Hoover (string bass).
About Cynthia Sayer
Praised for her “drive and virtuosity” by The New York Times, instrumentalist/vocalist/bandleader Cynthia Sayer is renowned for bringing
the swinging sounds of banjo to concert and festival audiences worldwide. A 2023 Steve Martin Banjo Prize winner and an American Banjo Hall of Famer, Sayer is a pioneering artist who pays tribute to America’s musical heritage through her virtuoso playing, relatable vocals, and informative, entertaining anecdotes. Sayer is a multi-instrumentalist heard on feature film and TV soundtracks and has appeared on numerous national TV and radio shows, performed at The White House, played with The New York Philharmonic and The New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and is a longtime founding member of Woody Allen’s New Orleans Jazz Band. She is also an avid educator with a long track record of workshops, lecture/demos, and educational programming for all ages.