Sat, June 2, 2018, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Higbie is a Grammy-nominated, Bammy award winning composer, pianist singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Barbara Higbie will take the stage at Ner Shalom’s Cotati Cabaret. Sonoma County musicians Nancy Vogl and Suzanne Shanbaum will open the evening’s performance and will accompany Higbie on various tunes
Higbie has performed on more than 100 albums and has played with artists such as Bonnie Raitt, Bobby McFerrin, and Carlos Santana. Her albums have sold in the millions.
“Higbie generated energy and enthusiasm whenever she was on stage, like a jolt of bright sunlight.” —L.A. Times
“Barbara Higbie is one of the most exciting musicians I have heard, full of life and brilliant in her playing.”—Phil Elwood, S.F. Examiner/Chronicle
“Higbie is a high priestess of collaboration….”
— SF Gate
As a cofounder, with Darol Anger, of the acoustic super group, “Montreux”, she recorded “ Live at the Montreux Jazz Festival” for Windham Hill Records in 1984, a landmark genre defining album. She continued to tour world-wide with Montreux, until leaving to pursue a solo career.
Her 2 CD’s with singer-songwriter Teresa Trull on Olivia/Second Wave and Slowbaby Records have won critical acclaim and a large nationwide following.
As a solo artist, Barbara’s first solo CD “Signs of Life” was named a Washington Post “Top Ten of the Year”. Three other solo releases, “I Surrender”, “Variations on a Happy Ending” and ‘Alive in Berkeley” followed to critical acclaim.
Nancy Vogl and Suzanne Shanbaum are original founders of the Berkeley Women’s Music Collective & The Polkanomics.
General Admission is $22 and VIP tickets are $32. A VIP upgrade worth 30% of the total ticket price is automatic with purchase of a Summer Series ticket, $57. The other concerts are The Isle of Klezbos, July 8 and The 51st Anniversary of the Summer of Love Dance Party with the Thugz, August 18. All tickets are available by calling (707) 664-8622 and online at shalomevents.ticketleap.com.
Congregation Ner Shalom (former Cotati Cabaret)
85 La Plaza