Apr 07, 2013 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

Valerie Ghent Concert – Côte d’Azur: May 1, 2013

Excited to announce I will be performing in the South of France on May 1st, 2013, at Le Moom, in Six-Fours-les-Plages. Le Moom is a beautiful venue with a panoramic view overlooking the sea and live music several nights each week. Joining me is a great band: Pierre Sibille (harmonica/keyboards),

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Nov 24, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

Songwriter’s Beat 12th Anniversary Concert – Dec 13, 2012

TWELVE YEARS! In December, 2000, Valerie Ghent, Deborah Berg, JJ Appleton and Sherryl Marshall launched Songwriter’s Beat with one sold-out concert at Cornelia Street Cafe. Who knew that one fateful night would become a beloved monthly concert series, one which would promote and support hundreds of songwriters from all over

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Nov 13, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

HURRICANE SANDY BENEFIT CONCERT: Songwriter’s Beat Nov 15, 2012

  With the overwhelming needs post-Sandy, we are organizing a HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF BENEFIT CONCERT with our November Songwriter’s Beat, to benefit people directly impacted by the hurricane. Please come, listen to great music by David Conrad, Valerie Ghent, Sasha Papernik, Lucy Foley, Chris Lee, and help us raise funds

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Sep 12, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

REVIEW: Valerie Ghent for Funk, Blues & and Damn Good Time

  Valerie Ghent for Blues, Funk and a Damn Good Time Saturday, September 8th, 2012 by Alix Cohen Valerie Ghent makes you want to mooove. Heads bob, shoulders shimmy, feet tap. At the end, there’s irrepressible dancing in the aisles. Having spent years with Ashford and Simpson on keyboard and

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Sep 01, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent 1 Comments

Songwriter’s Beat comes to Boston! Sat. Sept 8, 2012

Am thrilled to be performing at Songwriter’s Beat first concert in Boston! On Saturday, September 8th, I’ll share the stage with stellar songwriters Thea Hopkins and Birdsong at Morning at a lovely venue, Arts at the Armory. And that’s not all – I’ll be performing with Valerie Simpson at Boston’s

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Aug 16, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

Valerie Ghent at Nick Ashford’s “Nuttin But the Blues” – Sept 4, 18, 25 at Sugar Bar

Nick Ashford started “Nuttin But The Blues” in May, 2010, right here in New York City at Sugar Bar. Ever since he started the night I’ve simply loved going, whenever I can make it, to see phenomenal singers like Ebony Jo-Ann, Pat Tandy, Jermaine Paul, Aziza Miller and so many

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Aug 02, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent 1 Comments

On the road w/ Valerie Simpson – Valerie Simpson & Friends: A Tribute to Nick Ashford at Lincoln Center

Next Friday, August 10th, we hit the stage at Lincoln Center Out of Doors, perfoming with Valerie Simpson in a beautiful tribute to Nick Ashford, and featuring guest artists from Ashford & Simpson’s noted venue, Sugar Bar.  For all of us who have made music with Nick Ashford and Valerie

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Jul 03, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

Day to Day Dream CD Release at Sugar Bar

WHAT A NIGHT! Our CD release show for “Day to Day Dream” was incredible! After a warm introduction by Sugar Bar host supreme Damara Lynn Greene (thank you Damara!), I tried something new and opened the show with an acapella welcome to the audience, a little something that I made

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Jun 19, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

Solar-Powered Songwriter’s Beat at Make Music NY 2012

So excited about our June 21st solar-powered Songwriter’s Beat concert at Make Music NY! The city-wide musical extravaganza of Make Music NY is held on the summer solstice each year and was inspired by France’s annual Fête de la Musique, held on the same day, to offer free music in

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May 24, 2012 | Post by: valerieghent No Comments

Day to Day Dream CD Release Show – June 27, 2012 – Sugar Bar

Join us for the official CD RELEASE of Day to Day Dream at Ashford & Simpson’s legendary Sugar Bar. DEFINITELY make your reservations early – & remember to ask for a table up front!!   with Valerie Ghent (piano/vocals), Eluriel “Tinker” Barfield (bass), Bernard Davis (drums), Ann Klein (guitar), Bashiri

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