May 15 at 7:00 pm Ann Assarsson, voice & Alexei Tsiganov, piano
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Ann Assarsson returns to the CCA to perform timeless classics live from our Main Stage with Alexei Tsiganov on our CCA Steinway B. This concert is a gift from the CCA to our community. Please consider a donation to the CCA to support our work and the artists who perform for you during this difficult time.
Ann Assarsson is a singer and pianist originally from Goteborg, Sweden. With a Master of Music in Vocal Performance, her classical training supports a wide repertoire ranging from Opera, Operetta and Art Song to the timeless Jazz of Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. Passionate about musical exploration and reinvention, Ann’s charismatic and personal approach to programming and performance has been delighting audiences from coast to coast for over a decade, with the incorporation of numerous outstanding musical collaborators. Together with Med’s Mood Swings from California, Norwegian pianist and composer Trond Gilberg, and many other exceptional musical talents, Ann brings a thoughtful elegance to every piece of music, combined with a rich vocal sound and versatile range. Currently performing locally with NoMad Dreams, Ann is following her passion of creating entertaining shows that bring people together to share in her uncomplicated love of music.
Alexei Tsiganov is a composer, pianist, vibraphonist and educator.
He has played and recorded with: Claudio Roditi, Antonio Sanchez, Chico Freeman, Esperanza Spalding, Bobby Watson, Victor Lewis, Bob Moses, Jerry Bergonzi, Gene Jackson, Alex Sipiagin, Boris Kozlov, Norman Hedman, Willie Martinez, Bevan Manson, Tony Malaby, George Garzone, John Lockwood, Bob Gullottii, Samba de Três, George Schuller, Ed Schuller, Avery Sharp, Donny McCaslin, Greg Osby, David Kikoski and others. He has appeared with his group on WERS-Boston radio station and in Eric In the Evening program on WGBH-Boston, performing original music and standards.