Queens Library @ Forest Hills
108-19 71 Avenue, Forest Hills, NY 11375
Champian Fulton Quartet
August 11th, 2012, 2–3pm and 4–5pm
Photo Credit: Nathan Turner
Pianist and vocalist Champian Fulton brings her quartet fresh from their first tour in Germany to local stages. A professional performer since elementary school, she evokes a distinct sound blending Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and her own delightful twist. Swing down memory lane to some of the worlds most loved jazz tunes performed by one of today's most distinctive new voices. Performances include a Q&A with the artists.
Suggested ages 10+up
Pete Zimmer - drums
Hide Tanaka - bass
Stephen Fulton - flugelhorn
Champian Fulton - piano and voice
Pianist/vocalist Champian Fulton grew up with music in her home. Her father (jazz trumpeter and educator Stephen Fulton) and mother quickly recognized their daughter's interest in music. She began studying piano at the age of five, later she took up singing, drums, and trumpet before eventually settling on piano and vocals. Fulton graduated in 2006 from SUNY Purchase Music Conservatory and moved to New York City. Since then, Fulton has performed in many notable venues, including Birdland, Lincoln Center, Smalls, Dizzy‟s Club Coca Cola, and Shanghai Jazz, while she has played with jazz masters such as Jimmy Cobb, Frank Wess, Lou Donaldson, and Louis Hayes, among others.
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Seating is on a first-come first-served basis. However, in the event seating for the first show reaches capacity, special rules may apply, see branch for further details.