The Jammin Divas are four women stemming from different cultures..Aoife Clancy (Irish) Kath Buckell (Australia) Becky Chace (USA) and Hadar Noiberg (Israel) Together they bring a blend of unique styles fusing together their musical and cultural influences combined with harmonies,flute,guitar,Bass (Craig Akin) & percussion. (Bodhran/Irish Drum)
KATH BUCKELL: From her roots in a small Australian country town, talented singer-songwriter Kath Buckell captivates audiences wherever she travels. In classic troubadour style she connects to her audience with her heartfelt stories of life and love. Her distinctive style draws upon many musical traditions, seamlessly fusing folk, traditional Irish and country with the exotic sounds of the Middle East.
AOIFE CLANCY: Aoife comes from the small town of Carrick-on-Suir, in Co Tipperary, Ireland. Her father Bobby Clancy of the legendary Clancy Brothers, placed a guitar in her hands at age ten, and by age fourteen there was no looking back. Aoife has performed internationally sharing the stage with some of the worlds greatest performers, including The Clancy Brothers, Christy Moore the Furey Brothers, Tommy Sands to name a few. In 1995 Aoife was asked to join the acclaimed group Cherish the Ladies, which is one of the most sought-after Irish American groups in history. For the past four years Aoife has toured extensively doing no less than two hundred dates a year throughout the United States and Europe. She has been a featured soloist with orchestras such as the Boston Pops and Cincinnati Pops and, while performing with Cherish the Ladies, collaborated with the Boston Pops on their Grammy nominated Celtic album. Now with seven recordings under her belt in the last decade, Aoife has clearly established herself as one of the Divas of Irish and contemporary Folk Music.
BECKY CHACE: Anyone who has seen Becky Chace sing in any setting knows she delivers with passion and conviction every time she takes a stage. Chosen Best Female Vocalist 5 times by the readers of the Providence Phoenix Best Music Poll, Becky has been called "one of the most celebrated singer/songwriters to come out of the RI area." by Motif Magazine. Together with her band, Chace has opened for such national acts as BB King, America, Judi Collins, Littlefeat, Delbert McClinton, and Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes to name a few.
HADAR NOIBERG (IRE): Is one of the most versatile and influential flutist, composer and arranger based in New York City. With a language that transcends her Middle Eastern roots, Hadar seamlessly fuses styles reminiscent of many different cultures making her voice one that is highly distinctive and innovative within the modern world music scene today. Since a young age she has performed and toured with the Young Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra and arranged for numerous Jazz ensembles. Hadar studied at the Tel Aviv Academy of Music with flutist Yossi Arnheim who is the principle flutist for the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra. Later she transferred to the City College of New York where she completed her Bachelors degree majoring in flute and composition, studying with the acclaimed composer David Del Tredici. In 2007 Hadar received an outstanding award from the ASCAP foundation for her composition skills. Noiberg leads the all star Cuban-African group Charanga Soleil and is featuring with the top Cuban bands and artists in New York City. She is performing and touring nationally and internationally showcasing in such venues and festivals as Blue Note, Dizzy's at Lincoln Center, Iridium, Jazz Standard, Sweet Rhythm, Smalls Jazz Club, Merkin Hall, 55 Bar, Creole Blues Festival, Michigan Womyns Festival, Midsummer Night Swing Festival just to name a few. [+]