celebrating 10 years!
Jazz In Pink is the world-renowned, all-female, all Star band based in Los Angeles, CA. Since 2008, Jazz In Pink has emerged as one of the world's most prominent and popular all-female, ensembles, delivering a mixed genre of jazz, soul, R&B, symphonic, rock and hip hop undertones. The band's core members are Gail Jhonson, Althea René, Maria Antoinette, and Karen Briggs.
Jazz In Pink has not only performed throughout the country and around the world, but has worked to fill learning, social, and cultural gaps through community outreaches and events. The talented band consistently captivates audiences. Collectively and individually, members have performed along with Alex Bugnon; Norman Brown; Eric Bent; Bobby Womack; Sheila E; Peabo Bryson; David Benoit; Kirk Franklin; Donnie McClurkin; Yolanda Adams; The Virginia Symphony; Jonathan Butler; George Duke; Stanley Clarke; Wu Tang Clan; Everett Harp; Brenda Russell; Patti Austin; The Time and Yanni.
Their debut CD, “1st Collection”, was released in 2014. It features Gail Jhonson, Karen Briggs, Althea Rene, Robin Bramlett, Cindy Bradley and many other talented, eclectic musicians. A single, “Back & Forth” was released in 2018.
Piano / Keyboards
Vocals / Keyboards
Flute / Saxophone
jazz in pink live!
1st Collection was written and produced by BMA winner Gail Jhonson. The CD also includes her performance and art direction.
The album features Karen Briggs on violin, Althea Rene on flute, Mariea Antoinette on harp, Robin Bramlett on bass & Danielle "Pockett" Brown on drums. Additionally, the live band consists of Darlene Moreno on guitar, and Benita Lewis on drums. Special guests include Los "Lady Mac" McMorris on guitar, Kim Scott on flute, Pamella Elaine on vocals, Kat Dyson on guitar, Tamina Khyrah-joi Johnson on vocals. As well as Nedra Wheeler on bass & Estaire Godinez on percussion.
This debut CD is a blend of high energy, exciting uptempo & soothing sensuous ballads. A spark of fresh new ideas & pulsating grooves in contemporary jazz. The ladies play with passion; you can feel that they have put their heart & soul into every note~