Robin Bessier and members of her band

WEEKEND: Vocalist Bessier, trio to give twist to jazz, classic pop songs Saturday in Sequim

SEQUIM — Jazz vocalist Robin Bessier will bring her songs inside Wind Rose Cellars, 143 W. Washington St., for a no-cover-charge evening this Saturday.

Bessier, along with bassist Neil Conaty and pianist Dave Bristow, intends to stir together jazz standards and what she calls “slightly twisted takes of classic pop songs.”

The Wind Rose sets from 7 p.m. till 9 p.m. will also reveal some new material from Bristow and Bessier, plus originals from Bessier’s acclaimed CD “Other Side of Forever.”

Since the release of her album, the singer has enjoyed praise from jazz lovers such as AcousticMusic.com critic Mark S. Tucker, who wrote that she “has a voice that sparkles, bursting with joy, even when wistful.”

Bessier herself bows to her fellow musicians: Bristow, a composer originally from England, and Conaty, a New Yorker who began his career at 19, playing beside greats such as Ella Fitzgerald.

In performance, these men “are smoking hot,” she says. “When they get together, the music is more than the sum of the parts.”

For more about the singer, see www.Robin

Bessier.com, and for details about the venue, phone 360-681-0690 or see www.windrosecellars.com.

More in News

Memorial Day services planned on Peninsula

Memorial Day ceremonies are planned across the North Olympic Peninsula. Most of… Continue reading

OMC intent on expanding primary care access, CEO tells Sequim City Council

While bringing an emergency medical facility to Sequim may be… Continue reading

OPHS’s ‘Meowgartias & Mutts’ raises more thn $200K

Olympic Peninsula Humane Society’s sixth annual Meowgaritas and Mutts… Continue reading

Sequim’s Pioneer Park fountain revived

Water is once again running over the top of Pioneer… Continue reading

Sequim School Board OKs increases in capital projects funds for central kitchen

Sequim School Board directors have agreed to a $775,000 capital… Continue reading

Sequim City Council may consider plastic bag ban this year

The Sequim City Council is considering a ban on some… Continue reading

Most Read