Jazz Night at Olney Theatre Center: Jamie Broumas and The Steve Rudolph Trio
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Mozart's infamous opera of illicit affairs and the abuse of power gets turned on its ear by the D.C. Public Opera, which transforms Don Giovanni into a present-day tale set in Washington, D.C. Held at the glamorous Mayflower Hotel, this innovative production retains the spirit and power of Mozart's music and message, while putting a new twist on the action. Sung in Italian with a full orchestra conducted by John Edward Niles, the inaugural production of D.C. Public Opera heralds a unique vision for the future of the genre. Learn More
A native of Washington, D.C., Jamie Broumas has been captivating audiences throughout the United States for more than 20 years. A graduate of Vassar College and an alumna of the Berklee College of Music, she has received recognition from musicians and critics alike. A former member of the Grammy nominated jazz vocal group, Rare Silk, she was also a founding member of the Washington, D.C.-based group, Mad Romance. As a soloist, she has worked with many noted jazz musicians, including Cyprus Chestnut, Larry Willis, Herb Ellis, Steve Rudolph, Reuben Brown, Winard Harper, Paul Bollenbach, Paul Longosch, Billy Hart, Tom Williams, and Charlie Young. In 1997, Ms. Broumas was a cast member and featured performer for WNET television’s Going Places: New Orleans, hosted by Al Roker. She has also appeared at numerous festivals, including The East Coast Jazz Festival, and the Central Pennsylvania Jazz Winter Fest.
This evening Jamie will be joined by jazz greats Steve Rudoph on piano, Dwayne Dolphin on bass, Clyde Lucas on drums and Charlier Young on alto saxaphone. Steve Rudolph has done five European tours, three appearances as soloist with the Harrisburg Symphony, soloist with Miami’s New World Symphony and received a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Jazz Fellowship in 1995 and a Jazz Composers Fellowship 2001. Dwayne Dolphin began his career at age 10 and shortly after finishing high school was put to use by trumpeter Wynton Marsalis. He has toured with the Hank Crawford Group, Bobby Watson, ex-James Brown Band members and Maceo Parker. Clyde Lucas lived and breathed the jazz scene of New York for many years, performing with Count Basie, Buddy Tate and Monty Alexander, and is presently the drummer for the Illinoi Jaquet Big Band. Charlie Young, who has performed with Ella Fitzgerald, Rosemary Clooney and Tony Bennet, is presently the lead alto saxaphonist for the Duke Ellington band.
About the Ticket Supplier: Olney Theatre CenterLocated just north of Washington, D.C. in arts-rich Montgomery County, Maryland, Olney Theatre Center for the Arts offers a diverse array of professional productions year-round that enrich, nurture and challenge a broad range of artists, audiences and students. One of two state theaters of Maryland, OTC is situated on 14 acres in the heart of the beautiful Washington-Baltimore-Frederick "triangle," within easy access of all three cities.
An award-winning regional theater, Olney Theatre Center operates under an Actors' Equity Association Council of Stock Theaters (COST) contract, one of only three theaters in the country to operate under such a contract.
In addition to its mainstage season, which emphasizes 20th-century American classics, new works, area premieres, reinterpretations of classics and musical theater, OTC offers a wide range of programs and affiliations including: National Players, America's longest running classical touring company (since 1949), which performs for high school and college audiences in over 25 states; Potomac Theatre Project, which offers experimental and alternative plays that explore provocative and challenging human situations, ideas and visions; special school performances of mainstage shows; a free Summer Shakespeare Festival; and post-show discussions.