Sweet Sounds of Music Come to the Boulders
Writer Amanda Christmann
There’s something about the weathered granite boulders of Carefree, the jagged contours of Black Mountain, and the vastness of North Valley skies that invite perspective, balance, and creativity. The grandeur draws artists, dreamers and musicians—the latter of which includes a growing list of incredible talent and breathtaking venues.
Images Arizona is proud to be among the sponsors for an exciting new series of concerts, the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Concert Music Series, slated to take place in one of the most magnificent of locales, the Latilla Ballroom at The Boulders Resort & Spa.
This six-concert Sunday series, produced by internationally acclaimed saxophonist Joseph Wytco, brings an array of world-class musical artists performing classical, jazz, a cappella, classical guitar, and other tastefully diverse styles of music once each month through March. Wytco himself will delight audiences for the Dec. 17 concert.
Extraordinary pianist Nicole Pesce and her jazz trio, which includes drummer Dom Moio and bassist Bob Lashier, will kick off the inaugural concert Nov. 19 at 3 p.m.
Other highlights of the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Concert Music Series include Brazilian classical guitarist Eduardo Minozzi Costa, acclaimed songstress Alice Tatum and her jazz quartet, and singer-songwriter-guitarist Omar Mondragon de Leon.
The season’s grand finale will be held April 22 and will feature powerful vocalist Renee Grant Patrick, daughter of renowned Ink Spots singer George Grant. She will perform with classical/jazz/Latin violinist Suzanne Lansford and keyboardist Nicole Pesce, the three of whom make up the incredibly gifted trio We3.
“Music brings us together as a community,” said Images Arizona publisher Shelly Spence. “It doesn’t matter how old we are, where we came from, or how long we’ve been here; when we share the beauty of music against the backdrop of the Sonoran Desert, we connect with something much deeper than ourselves—we connect to each other. That’s why it was important to me, and to us as community-based publication, to help bring this concert series to the North Valley.”