Alexa Barchini

* jazz vocalist and composer *


Jun
5
9:30 AM09:30

Amsterdam Adventure #1: Sunday Duo @ Café Spargo

Today is a beautiful day for many reasons:

1.) I've just kicked the jet lag after arriving in Amsterdam for what promises to be a magical summer of gigs, sessions, recording, learning, and exploring. Finally quenching some hardcore wanderlust.

2.) It's 80 degrees and sunny in a city that's usually way too rainy and cool for my mediterranean soul (and hair). 

3.) It's my 24th birthday! Shaping up to be the best one yet :-) Though to be honest this whole week has felt like one long birthday thanks to generous friends and generous music.

4.) I'm prepping for my first of many Dutch gigs this Sunday @ Café Spargo. I'll be accompanied by a great guitar player from Curaçao, Jean-Jacques. We play from 16:00-19:00! See you there Amsterdammers! 

https://www.facebook.com/events/1625463914360692/

http://www.cafespargo.nl/

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May
21
7:00 PM19:00

Alexa Barchini Band @ Chris' Jazz Café

I'll be returning to Chris' this month with a really stellar band! Please join us on Wednesday, May 21st from 7-10 pm at Chris' Jazz Cafe (15th and Sansom)! We'll be playing some original music as well as some gems from the American and Brazilian songbooks. Cover is $10 (or $5 for students). 

The band: Dan Monaghan (drms), Brian Howell (bass), Craig Ebner (gtr), Mike Frank (piano), and Chris Oatts (sax+flute)

See you there!

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Mar
12
7:30 PM19:30

jazz bridge.

I'm honored to be performing on March 12th at the Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion (2110 Chestnut St., Philadelphia) as part of the Jazz Bridge Project's Neighborhood Concert Series. Jazz Bridge is a nonprofit organization that provides aid to jazz and blues musicians in times of crisis, providing health, legal, financial, personal and professional care to the community while promoting live local music. I'm super excited to be a part of their series this season and would love to share this excitement with all of you!

Join us on March 12th from 7:30-9 pm! You'll hear a few of my own originals as well as some of my favorite standards and brazilian repertoire. 

All concerts are $10/$5 for students--tickets @ the door!

Visit http://www.jazzbridge.org/ for more information about the Project and how you get involved! 

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Feb
12
7:00 PM19:00

billie holiday tribute concert.

February 12th, 2014 - 7 to 10 pm.

I'll be back at Chris's Jazz Café doing a really special project with one of my favorite Philly singers, Chelsea Reed. We'll play some of our favorite Billie songs, and a few duets. Feel free to give a holler if you have any requests!

The band: Chris Oatts (alto sax), Seth Ebersole (tenor sax), Timothy Brey (piano), Austin Wagner (drms), Jake Kelberman (gtr) and a few more special guests :-) 

http://www.chrisjazzcafe.com/

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Jan
20
7:00 PM19:00

danny jonokuchi experiment @ the bowery electric.

I'll be with The Danny Jonokuchi Experiment, playing our first show of 2014 on January 20th @ the Bowery Electric in  Manhattan! 

Come visit our page and listen to the album (fo' free?!):  http://dannyjonokuchi.bandcamp.com/

And if you're feeling super curious, here's a video of one of our newer pieces, "Between Us and Progress." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cs4u1iIn0x0

<3

 

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