February 7, 2019
Red Circle Sponsors: Katee Tully and Helen Levine
Ona Kirei is a singer, composer, and arranger from Barcelona, based now in the USA. She built a career in Europe by winning international and national prizes, playing in important festivals and venues in Spain, France, and the UK, releasing 2 albums as a leader, and collaborating with other fellow musicians from different countries. Now she brings her music to the USA.
In this concert, Ona will be playing her new project ‘Iberia’. Under this title, she plays Iberian influenced jazz and neo-soul music, singing in the different languages of the Iberian Peninsula, such as Spanish, Catalan, Basque, and Portuguese, as well as in English, arranging traditional and popular tunes of this magical place in the South of Europe she comes from, and also playing some of her compositions. She will be playing with Alejandro Arenas on the bass, Dave Rudolph on Drums, and Pablo Arencibia at the piano.