DIVA Jazz Orchestra
About DIVA Jazz Orchestra
With alto saxophonists Alexa Tarantino and Sarah Hanahan; tenor saxophonists Scheila Gonzales and Sharon Hirata; baritone saxophonist Leigh Pilzer; trumpeters Tanya Darby, Jami Dauber, Rachel Therrien, Rachel Therrien; trombonists Jennifer Krupa and Sara Jacovino; bass trombonists Leslie Havens, pianist Tomoko Ohno, bassist Noriko Ueda, and music director/drummer Sherrie Maricle.
The all-female DIVA Jazz Orchestra exudes the excitement and force found in the historic big band tradition. With Dizzy’s Club as its “New York City home,” DIVA performs all over the world, playing contemporary, mainstream big band jazz composed and arranged to fit the individual personalities and styles of the musicians. Audiences can expect an explosive performance packed with stunning improvisation, spontaneity, and an emphasis on fun.