Embe Esti with special guest Rob Fisch at Spencertown Academy on March 21st
Known as the New York Capital Region’s premier intercontinental fusion band, Embe Esti will be performing alongside special guest jazz trumpeter Rob Fisch at the Spencertown Academy Roots & Shoots Concerts Series on Saturday, March 21st at 8 p.m. General admission tickets will be $25 for the public, $20 for Academy members, and $10 for students. Tickets can be purchased online at www.spencertownacademy.org, or at the door.
Made up of vocalist Taunya Hannibal-Williams, guitarist Scott Collins, bassist Mike Dimin, and drummer Robert Morris, Embe Esti offers up a fusion of Afrobeat, North African, and other global traditions with rock, funk, and blues. Their songs are a combination of message-based lyrics with the improvisation of jazz and polished writing and performances to create original soulful dance music that will get your hands clapping and feet moving.
Roots & Shoots Concerts is a monthly series that exhibits artists that take on earlier traditions in music such as Americana, jazz, blues, rock, and world music for inspirations while also including recent forms and influences of the present.
Upcoming shows include Jim Kweskin (April 4), Rachelle Garniez (May 2), and The Kennedys (June 6). For more information please visit this site. For more information on the Spencertown Academy Arts center please visit this site or call 518-392-3693