Art Sounds: Improv with Rene Marie
A live conversation between jazz singer René Marie and Oolite Arts president and CEO Dennis Scholl. René spoke about her intimate connection with the visual arts and growing up with siblings who are painters. After the conversation, enjoy a live performance by René and her bassist Elias Bailey.
René Marie is a very rare artist. A modern vocal icon, her unique artistry has been recognized with multiple domestic and international awards including two GRAMMY Award nominations for Best Jazz Vocal Album. A lyricist / composer / arranger / playwright / actress / educator / speaker / and social justice activist, René is an Americana roots artist with jazz improvisational chops.