Alexa Weber Morales & Boca Mundial Live at Blue Note Napa
Jan 17

Alexa Weber Morales & Boca Mundial Live at Blue Note Napa

 

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1030 Main St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
  • Blue Note Napa and Montuno Productions present, BOCA MUNDIAL, a world jazz band lead by Grammy-winning multilingual vocalist, Alexa Weber Morales. The band's live performances feature a delicious variety of international musical flavors and extras for a memorable experience.  Their sets include originals, standards, and a variety of genres, including jazz, pop, funk, and R&B.

    Alexa Weber Morales is a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter based in the San Francisco Bay Area.  She's known for "her flamboyantly multilingual repertoire." She was born into a musical family in Berkeley, CA, the daughter of a free lance writer and a university administrator. She was studying classical piano by the age of five and gave her first solo vocal performance at an elementary school recital when she was eight years old. She majored in languages at Bryn Mawr College, where she also performed in theater and cabaret.

    Her debut album, produced by five-time Grammy Award Nominee Wayne "The Doctor" Wallace, was released in October 2004 on the label she founded, Crazy Monkey Productions. She signed to Wallace's own indie label, Patois Records, in 2007 and co-produced her next album, "Vagabundeo/Wanderings," with Wallace that year. In addition, she wrote lyrics and sang lead vocals for Wallace's "The Reckless Search for Beauty" in 2006. In subsequent years she had vocal credits on Wallace's "Infinity," "The Nature of the Beat" and "Bien! Bien." In 2011, Alexa Weber Morales joined the then-new 19-piece mambo/salsa band Pacific Mambo Orchestra. Leaving Patois Records, she launched a successful Kickstarter campaign and self-produced the all-original album "I Wanna Work For You." After assisting with Pacific Mambo Orchestra's successful 2012 Kickstarter effort, she recorded and composed for their eponymous debut album, which received a Grammy Award for the album at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.

    Reviews:

    “Her large-scale skill and talent encourages her all-inclusive dreams… Gorgeous articulation, flowing time sense and warm tone.”

    —Ken Micallef, Downbeat

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    “I find her command of Latin idioms completely convincing, entrancing even.”

    —Tom Hull, contributor to The Village Voice

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    “Beautiful and bewitching.”

    —Arnaldo DeSouteiro, producer of such stars as João Gilberto, Luiz Bonfá, Yana Purim and João Donato

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    “With a voice sweet, pure and strong, Alexa Weber Morales is poised to ride the Bay Area Latin jazz scene to national recognition.”

    —San Francisco Chronicle

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    “Morales is a mix of jazzy sweetness … and Latin brightness.”

    —Mary Kunz Goldman, The Buffalo News

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    “Very much the kind of singer you want to hear more of, more often, Morales is on the money throughout with a jazz/world date that open-eared adults will pass the word on quite easily.”

    —Midwest Records

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    “Soaring, sensual vocals” —SFJAZZ

  • Category
    Events
  • Date & Time
    Jan 17 2018 at 07:30 PM - Jan 17 2018 at 11:00 PM
  • Location & full address
    1030 Main St., Napa, CA 94559
  • Event Admins
    Montuno Productions