A collaboration between powerhouse musicians Marion PowersAnnie Booth, and Camilla Vaitaitis, PASSIFLORA formed out of a mutual love for the wide, expressive world of Brazilian music. Joined by an acclaimed rhythm section of bassist Bijoux Barbosa and drummer Dru Heller.

PASSIFLORA presents a captivating book of beautiful music from the pens of Brazilian mainstays, lesser-known gems, and members of the group.

Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club presents PASSIFLORA on Wednesday, March 29 at 6:30 and 8:45 pm.

Annie Booth is a versatile and award-winning composer, arranger, and jazz pianist. She has received national recognition for her work as a composer/arranger with awards and grants from the likes of ASCAP, Downbeat Magazine, the Jazz Education Network, the International Society for Jazz Arrangers and Composers, and Chamber Music America.

Annie’s writing spans from small group jazz to big band and chamber works. Her most recent sextet project Alpenglow was released worldwide on June 24, 2022.

Marion Powers is an award-winning jazz vocalist with dynamic improvisation skills and a modern, but sensitive approach to songwriting/arranging. While heavily influenced by classic jazz singers like Billie Holiday, Carmen McRae, and Sarah Vaughan, her experiences performing with or being mentored by Christian McBride, Dianne Reeves, Marshall Gilkes, Johnaye Kendrick, and Melissa Aldana have been instrumental to her artistic development.

Marion is in demand as a live and studio vocalist. She performs regularly with her band and continues to record on various projects with musicians around the country.

Camilla Vaitaitis is an award-winning pianist, vocalist, guitarist, arranger, and composer based in Denver, CO. She plays regularly in several different groups, including her indie rock bands Specific Ocean and Barbara, and her original jazz project, the Camilla Vaitaitis Quartet.​ In addition to actively performing around Denver, Camilla maintains a busy schedule teaching piano, guitar, composition, and arranging to students ranging in age from 4-adult. She also recently began working as Music Director at Unity of Littleton. 

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