On December 15, 2021, Annie Booth performed in the KUVO Bonfils-Stanton Performance Studio. The ongoing pandemic prevented us from inviting studio club members into the building and we did not air the performance. Annie graciously came to play while we were testing out the new equipment and now, we would like to share this intimate performance with you.
On Monday, May 9, at 7 pm, On Stage features this archived performance and interview for the first time.
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 (Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composers’ Awards, Phoebe Jacobs Prize), Downbeat Magazine, the Jazz Education Network, the International Society for Jazz Arrangers and Composers, and Chamber Music America. She has composed commissioned works for institutions such as the University of Idaho and the University of Nevada, Reno, where she was the Commissioned Composer for the 2022 Reno Jazz Festival.
Annie’s writing spans from small group jazz to big band and chamber works. Her forthcoming 2022 studio album, “Flowers Of Evil,” is an original song cycle of the poetry of 19th-century French poet Charles Baudelaire composed for an 11-piece chamber-jazz group. Flowers Of Evil features renowned soprano, Kathryn Radakovich.
The next Annie Booth Sextet album, “Alpenglow” will be released everywhere on Friday, June 24, and CD Release Party on Saturday, June 25 at Caffe Sole in Boulder, 7 pm.
Don’t miss Annie’s solo piano performance and interview on Monday, May 9, at 7 pm. On Stage, exclusively on KUVO Jazz, the Oasis in the City.
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