The ‘Power Trio of Women’s Music’ returns to our stage for an evening of rollicking music and friendship! Gutsy blues/rock vocal dynamo and songwriter Teresa Trull, Grammy-nominated multi-instrumentalist and singer Barbara Higbie, and the iconic singer/songwriter Cris Williamson bring a mixture of brand new material and old favorites to the stage – for a deep, joy-filled musical reunion concert. Without a doubt, the very real friendship binding these three musicians brings a powerful mixture guaranteed to delight, inspire, cheer and comfort. There will be CDs and other merchandise available for sale by the performers.
Women’s music pioneer Cris Williamson (The Changer and the Changed) is an iconic treasure whose music and voice has become the cornerstone of ‘women’s music’ from the early decades when she started the first woman-owned record company (Olivia Records). Today, with 32 full albums to her credit, Cris continues to tour the acoustic circuit while adding new material in her tireless activism for the LGBT community. Her performance career includes three sold-out shows at Carnegie Hall and headlining many of the great folk festivals. Her new album Motherland (Julie Wolf, producer) has just been released. Criswilliamson.com
Grammy-nominated, award- winning composer, pianist, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Barbara Higbie is a high-energy musician who combines technical brilliance with the pure joy of playing. She has performed on more than 65 albums, including Carlos Santana’s 2007 release. A co-founder with Darol Anger of the acoustic super group ‘Montreaux’ (‘Live at the Montreaux Jazz Festival’ Windham Hill 1984), Barbara is virtuosic solo artist who brings her many musical gifts to this exciting collaboration. http://www.barbarahigbie.com .
Vocal dynamo Teresa Trull combines a gutsy, larger-than-life gospel/soul /rock voice and fearless intensity with top-notch songwriting talent. Also an award-winning producer of more than 30 albums, she has shared the stage with such artists as Sheila E., Joan Baez, David Sanborn, Tracy Nelson and recorded critically-acclaimed albums with Cris and Barbara. Teresa lives in New Zealand where she raises horses.
OCA is honored to host once again this reunion concert of very good friends with enormous talent that is guaranteed to delight and inspire audiences! $28 Advance/$32 at the door. Note: 7 pm start time on TUESDAY. Fine refreshments for sale including wine and beer. OCA Art Gallery open during events. Wheelchair Accessible.