The Jazz Generation Band, Sacramento, CA
The Jazz Generation, led by multi-lingual (Spanish) singer/songwriter, Suzanne Brooks, is an accomplished band established in 2003 and known for unique talents, innovation and professionalism, as well as connecting with audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Musicians: Chris Lee, keyboard; Jim Wendt, bass & keyboard; Dave Peters, drums; Michael Otwell, sax/flute. CDs on sale at Suzanne Brooks on CDbaby dot com. Generally in top 10 locally and regionally @ Reverbnation.com. For most of 2016, have been ranked #1.
Performances include themed events/stage shows from "Roaring Twenties," "Harlem Renaissance," and "Great Women of Jazz." Innovative show, "I Believe I Can Fly," featured 112 year old woman reciting her poems/telling her stories while we performed music from every decade of her life. Show drew audience of 400; publicity went viral, reaching more than 10 million locally, regionally, nationally and in some other countries in print & electronic media.
California: Hyatt Regency, Holiday Inn, California State Fair, Fulton Ave. Business Assoc., National Assoc. of Women Business Owners; Annual Sacramento Women of Color Day/Diversity Events; Country Clubs, Crest Theater, Shriners (Sacramento); St. Francis Yacht Club, Exloratorium, Fisherman's Wharf (San Francisco); University of California, Davis.
Austin: Renaissance Marriott, MEOW.com; Washington, DC: Hilton; New York: Harlem Theater
Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania; Harrsburg Community College