Friday, May 19th, 2017
Sweet Soul Music: The Stax Hits - 8pmMartinez California 94553
Join us for our 5th Annual Show, Just Like A Woman, A Celebration of Bay Area Women In Music featuring Vocalists, Rhonda Benin, Miko Marks, Jackie Ryan, Carmen Getit, Lucille Hurd, LindaKay.
The Lillian Armstrong Tribute Band featuring Tammy Hall-Hawkins, (Keyboards, Music Director); Kristen Strom (Saxophone) Ruth Price (Drums) Angela Wellman (Trombone) Aneesa Strings (Bass/Vocals
Miriah Brooks, Lillian Ellis
Celebrating her 62nd Birthday Rhonda gives a concert for her fans. Soul, Jazz and Blues on tap with Lorenzo Hawkins on keys, Charles Spikes on guitar and Wilson Brooks on drums.
Mardi Gras celebration with Big Money In Jazz Band featuring Rhonda Benin
Oh Canada, Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir returns.
Rhonda Benin brings it! Jazz/Blues/Soul/Pop with Maya Kronfeld on piano.
Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir are pleased to be a part of Oakland's Black-Eyed Pea Festival that celebrates African American culture. Live music, performances, craft, vendors.
Rhonda Benin brings her mix of Jazz, Blues, Soul and Standards with Maya Kronfeld on piano
This Oakland based vocal ensemble has thrilled audiences all over the world but are excited about hitting the main stage in their home town. Roots Music that Rocks!
The Rhonda Benin Quartet featuring John R. Burr (p); Walter Savage (b); Michael O'Neill (s); Rob Rhodes (d)
Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir return to our beloved Canada for 3 days at The Edmonton Folk Festival.
Vocal and Piano Duo with Maya Kronfeld
John Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir for 2 days of performances. I heard through the Grapevine we are performing with Harry Belafonte. Day O!
The Junius Courtney Big Band featuring
Rhonda Benin & The Jazzbeaux All Stars
"Lawn Chairs, Umbrellas and Hats Required"
Memorial Day Weekend Lets Party! Yancie has put together a great band.
Glen Pearson - keys; Ranzel Merritt - drums; Walter Savage - bass; James Bailey - horns; Yancie Taylor - vibes; Rhonda Benin - vocals
Rhonda Benin returns to Armando's with her mix of Soul/Blues/Jazz with the hottest players in town.
Glen Pearson - keyboards; Charles Spikes - guitar; Rob Rhodes - drums
I am pleased to return to The Empress to perform with The Soulshine House Band who's most of the time my r&b and soul band. Lorenzo Hawkins, Charles Spikes, Wilson Brooks and Timm Walker.
Rhonda Benin - vocals; Yancie Taylor - vibes, Glen Pearson - keyboards, Walter Savage - bass,
Dr. James Bailey - horns
"It Might As Well Swing" with The Junius Courtney Big Band. I step in for the ailing Diva herself Ms. Denise Perrier. Get Well Denise!
Join vocalists Rhonda Benin and Terrie Odabi for an afternoon of fabulous music celebrating Women.
"Just Like A Woman 2016 Line-Up will be announced soon!
Just Like A Woman, A Celebration of Bay Area Women In Music is pleased to announce its 4th Annual Show, Saturday March 5, 2016 at The Freight and Salvage Theatre, in Berkeley, CA. This year’s headliners are: San Francisco Jazz Legend, Denise Perrier; The Wild Woman of Song Ms. Pamela Rose, Jazz, Blues, Soul Singer and show producer, Rhonda Benin, “Nu Soul” artist Destani Wolf, gospel, soul legend and Weather Girl, Ms. Charlene Moore, The Pied Piper of The Bay Area, flautist Kymberly Jackson, and Oakland School Of The Arts Vocal Rush member Barbara DeVeaux Griffith.
The Lillian Armstrong Tribute Band directed by pianist/composer Tammy Lynn Hall Hawkins features bassist, Cindy Brown, drummer, Ruth Price and saxophonist, Kristen Strom.
"Just Like A Woman was created by Bay Area Vocalist Rhonda Benin to celebrate Women's History Month. Stylized after the famed Motown and Stax Record Reviews, JLAW presents 6 headlining female vocalists and a smoking band of top female instrumentalist, showcasing music composed or made popular by women. In addition JLAW is committed to showcasing up and coming young women artists.
Join GRAMMY nominated vocal ensemble Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir for a family fun exploring the roots of African American Music.
The Michael O'Neill Trio with guest vocalist Rhonda Benin.
Let's celebrate Yancie Taylor's 73rd Birthday. $5 Soul Food Dinner
Join the Junius Courtney Big Band with Rhonda Benin to celebrate the holiday season and Billy Strayhorn's centenary season at the same time! The Junius Courtney Big Band steps out in full holiday regalia with their swingin’ rendition of Strayhorn’s Nutcracker. As Ellington’s musical partner, Strayhorn concocted a swirling jazz confection from Tchaikovsky’s ballet: hip holiday tunes from “Peanut Brittle Brigade” to the ”Volga Vouty.”
Powerhouse vocalist Rhonda Benin brings the sugar, the soul and the showmanship. More Strayhorn originals and classics from the band’s deep book top off the night’s repertoire as stocking stuffers for a very cool Yule. Make your reservations now for joy and jazz to the world, Junius-style!
This will be a killer show to benefit the work of The Rafiki Wellness Center. Featuring the fine Bay Area talent of Jazz singer Nicolas Beard, Blues powerhouse Terrie Odabi, violinist Kippy Marks, the jazz Daria Nile and just added "the voice" Mr. Derrick Hughes, and yours truly Ms. Rhonda Benin, "Songbird".
We are so pleased to return to the wonderful house concert, "Living In The Jazz Room", where people come together to support live music! Rhonda will be joined by John R. Burr on piano, Ruth Davies on bass, Leon Joyce, Jr on drums and Michael O'Neill on Sax. Don't miss this!
Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir are the special invited guests for LaClinica's "All That Jazz"
Join GRAMMY nominated vocal ensemble Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir for an evening of Roots Music That Rocks.
Jazz on Sunday's at Geoffrey's with a delicious soul food dinner. Come out and enjoy the music of The Yancie Taylor Jazztet with Rhonda Benin as guest vocalist.
Wine, Women & Song celebrates Rhythmix Cultural Works 8th Anniversary with a stellar line-up featuring women winemakers and some of the Bay Area's finest female artistry. The evening will include tasty tepmtations and lucious librations with a mix of blues, jazz, taiko, marimba, art and more sensational delights.
Music with Terrie Odabi, Pat Wilder and Rhonda Benin
I am pleased to return to The Sound Room for a night of great music. Downtown Oakland, Broadway and Grand.
I am pleased to be offering my class, "There Is A Message In The Music". During this seven-week course, participants receive one song per week representing the history, culture and daily celebration and struggles of African American life. Songs by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Bill Withers, Sly Stone and others are introduced to be sung both as a group and individually. Historical and biographical information about the composers is also presented for discussion. Musicians at all levels will enjoy the opportunity to sing music that stirs the soul and tells a story.
Jazz with Michael O'Neill and Adam Shulman
Celebrate 100 years of the historic Carnegie Library in Vacaville, now home to the Vacaville Chamber of Commerce with a family friendly period party in which costumes are encouraged. Entertainment provided by Rhonda Benin and Her Dixieland Band, with Adam Shulman, Michael O'Neill, Jeff Chambers and Ranzel Merritt.
$5 Sunday Jazz with The Bay Area's finest musicians. $5 Soul Food Dinner, $5 Drinks. Now that's a party for ya!
The lovely town of Sonoma once again welcomes me and the band back to The Plaza Bistro for a great night of music. With pianist Glen Pearson, Leon Joyce on drums, Jeff Chambers on bass. What a band! See you there.
Rhonda joins The Michael O'Neill Trio for an evening of great music!
Rhonda Benin will present the 3rd Annual show, "Just Like A Woman" 2015! Keep checking back for featured performers! Mark your calendars NOW!
Rhonda Benin - vocals; Peter Horvath, keyboards; Michael O'Neill, saxophone; Jeff Chambers, bass; Alcide Marshall, drum
THE FENIX is a supper club infused with beautiful acoustics and the best of local and international talent, Fenix blends a dash of community with exceptional food and drink. It is one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s hottest clubs and a destination for all to see in historic, downtown San Rafael. Crafted by John Storyk, renowned interior acoustic designer of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Fenix is a masterpiece of intimate, live music and a sought-after location for accomplished musicians from all over the world.
I'm happy to return to The Sound Room with an incredible band. Peter Horvath on piano; Jeff Chambers on bass; Michael O'Neill on sax and Alcide Marshall on drums. Get your tickets early!
Rhonda happily returns to The beautiful Hotel Sofitel for an evening of jazz!
This is a gem of a Jazz Series presenting some of the best in Bay Area Jazz. Runs July thru August every Sunday. Usually SRO. featuring Glen Pearson; Jeff Chambers and Alcide Marshall.
"Just Like A Woman, 100 Years of Song featuring Rhonda Benin, and "teen sensation" MZSwitched Up. Music on the Main is an annual concert series that takes place on the 4th Wednesdays of July and August. Each concert features a variety of musical performances, arts and crafts activities for children, local entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations, and food. Music on the Main is a critical tool that Richmond Main Street uses to engage the community and build a strong arts and entertainment district.
I am one of the many headliners for this years Kigali Music Festival in Rwanda. I will be accompanied by the great Lorenzo Hawkins and other African musicians that I will met there. So excited.
Intimate Jazz Series hosted by vocalist Jesse Foster and his wife Michele features vocalist Rhonda Benin, pianist Tammy Hall and bassist extraordinaire Jeff Chambers. Jazz/Blues/Soul at it's best!
The Rhonda Benin Soul Trio (Lorenzo Hawkins, Wilson Brooks) make our 3rd appearance at The Amie Wine Bar. We've created of show of what I'd called Mellow Soul.
Located in convenient Downtown Redwood City. Come, have dinner, enjoy the great wines & The Mellow Soul Sounds.
The Rhonda Benin Trio returns to The Marriott Fremont for an evening of great music. Rhonda will be joined by pianist Tammy Hall and bassist Jeff Chambers.
I join the great band the Groovemasters for a great night of soul, blues and funk. Groovemasters are Lorenzo Hawkins, keyboards; Charles Spikes, guitar; Timm Walker, bass; and Wilson Brooks, drums.
Dance floor is in full effect!
I'm featured artists with The Yancie Taylor Jazztet. Always a good time and a rocking house!
SEE YOU THERE! $5 Soul Food Dinner
The Sofitel House Band, The Michael O'Neill Trio features Rhonda Benin as guest vocalist this week. The Michael O'Neill Trio plays every Wednesday Night with great vocalist like, Kenny Washington, Clairdee, Tony Lindsay, Rhonda Benin, Jackie Ryan etc....... Add it to your mid week music fx!
The Michael O'Neill Trio
Peter Horvath (p); Michael O'Neill (h); Jeff Chambers (b).
The Healdsburg Jazz Festival, and this year we’re pleased to present the Groovemasters, featuring the magnificent Rhonda Benin.
Classic soul, old-school R&B, tasty funk, down-home blues and straight-up jazz With the Groovemasters—Lorenzo Hawkins on keyboards, Timm Walker on bass, Wilson Brooks on drums and Charles Spikes on guitar— she’s got the engine behind her to get the party started. And finished.
BLUJAZFUNK - MUSIC WITH NO BOUNDARIES OR BOXES. Rhonda Benin on vocals and percussion, Lorenzo Hawkins on keys, Robert Rhodes on drums.
Join me for an evening of jazz, blues and soul with The Michael O'Neill Trio featuring Mike on horns, Peter Horvath on keys, Jeff Chambers on bass of course yours truly on vocals.
The Amie Wine Bar located in beautiful downtown Redwood City, is an intimate restaurant serving great wines and fine dining. Hosting live music 3 nights a week. Come on out and enjoy!
Lorenzo Hawkins, keyboards, Alcide Marshall, drums
The Rhonda Benin Trio brings the best of jazz, blues and soul to The Amie Wine Bar. Lorenzo Hawkins on keys, Rob Rhodes on drums.
A limited number of free Family Matinee tickets are available to Bay Area school or community groups.
If you are interested in bringing your school or community group to a Family Matinee contact SF Jazz.
Sunday Jazz and Soul Food with The Yancie Taylor Jazztet featuring Ms. Rhonda Benin
The Osher Jewish Community Center presents GRAMMY nominated African American Vocal Ensemble for an evening of "Roots Music That Rocks"!
Celebrating the retirement of Little Rock Nine Melba Patillo Beals with CHC and The Asian American Orchestra.
3rd Installment of "Just Like A Woman"
In honor of Women’s History Month, an all-star lineup of Bay Area musicians – featuring Lady Bianca, Ashling Cole, Valerie Troutt, Destiny Muhammad and Veronica Klaus, MZSwitched with The Lillian Armstrong Tribute Band lead by Music Director Tammy Hall-Hawkins– takes the stage at the Freight to celebrate women: the achievements, the challenges, and the continuing struggle for an equal voice in the music business and in all walks of life. Produced by vocalist Rhonda Benin for Lucindy Productions.
2nd Installment of "Just Like A Woman" featuring Rhonda Benin & Terrie Odabi saluting women in Jazz and Soul.
Q & A after the show!
The Solano County Library's Women's History Month presents, "Just Like A Woman" featuring Rhonda Benin and Terrie Odabi in a salute to women in Jazz and Soul.
Come on out and help me Celebrate my 59th Birthday! Set up your own table with delicious snacks, Beverages on sale. I will provide birthday cake and ice cream and all the jazz, soul and blues you can stand.
Lorenzo Hawkins, keys; Charles Spikes, guitar; Wilson Brooks, drums,
This is going to be the party of the year! Don't miss it!
In Leiu of birthday gifts, buy me 5 Lotto tickets or 5 Scratchers!
Join us for an evening of beautiful Jazz, Blues and Standards with Michael O'Neill, Peter Horvath, Ron Belcher and Rhonda on vocals.
Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir is a GRAMMY nominated, percussion driven, vocal ensemble whose mission is to preserve and share the rich musical traditions of African American roots music. Their music is rooted in the deep south and strongly connected to their West African and Caribbean origins.
The Cultural Heritage Choir, has become world renowned for their breathtaking performances and commitment to the authenticity of African-American roots music. Through stick, song, dance and story, the Cultural Heritage Choir, transports the audience to a place in time when the roots of American popular music were just being sewn by the “involuntary immigrants” from Africa’s western regions. Featuring Linda Tillery, Rhonda Benin, Tamala Brown, Elouise Burrell and Bryan Dyer.
Celebrating Black History Month with Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir.
I have reassembled the soul and blues band and we ain't playing with cha! Lorenzo Hawkins on keys, Wilson Brooks on drums and Charles Spikes on guitar. See you there at Jack London Square!
For an evening of compelling jazz and blues come on out to Geoffrey's Inner Circle for Sunday night Jazz with The Jazz Dr. Yancie Taylor and his fabulous band, Glen Pearson, Mark Heshima Williams, James Bailey, Pepe Morello and me Rhonda Benin on vocals.
$5 Cover and $5 for a delicious soul food dinner.
Don't miss this amazing collaboration with Mastro Michael Morgan, The East Bay Symphony and Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir.
The Cheeseboard is a cozy indoor/outdoor pizza palor with some the best tasting pizza I've ever had in America. 2 bands everyday. Join us for the evening set at 4:45pm. A bit of jazz, blues, soul and pop!
Join Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir for an amazing night of "Roots Music That Rocks"
Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir returns to our beloved 2nd home Canada.
Linda Tillery and The Cultural Heritage Choir in Chicago!
A complete day of music starting at 11am. I hit the Main Stage at 5pm with The House Band and late on with guest artist, Jason Marsalis.
Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir is a Grammy © nominated, percussion driven, vocal ensemble whose mission is to preserve and share the rich musical traditions of African American roots music. Their music is rooted in the deep south and strongly connected to their West African and Caribbean origins. This mission is pursued through academic research, review of historical recordings, documents and video footage and most importantly - live performance.
New Venue! Special guest Master Guitarist and Vocalist Wali Ali.
Rhonda & Wali return to the beautiful HourGlass Art & Wine Gallery for some more Acoustic Soul.
Always a wonderful musical magical evening with The Michael O'Neill Trio
Sunday Night Jazz @ Geoffrey's Inner Circle is quickly becoming the place to be for hot, swinging, soulful jazz. The Jazz Doctor, Yancie Taylor is joined by Glen Pearson, Heshima Williams, Pepe Morella, and a special guest vocalist each week. 2nd hour opens up with a jam session.
Soul Food Dinner $5
The Rhonda Benin Jazz & Blues Experience will present the dynamic show, "Ain't No Jazz Without The Blues". Don't miss it! With Tammy Hall on piano, Deszon Claiborne on drums, Ron Belcher on bass, Richard Howell on sax.
ROOTS MUSIC THAT ROCKS!
Wednesday Nights at The Sofitel Hotel with Michael O'Neill, Peter Horvath, and Ron Belcher with special guest Rhonda Benin. Don't Miss It!
The Bay Area Blues Society presents "THE BLUES DIVA'S" Tia Carroll, Rhonda Benin, Ella Pennywell, & Ms. Margie Turner for our 2nd "Blues Summit. Don't miss it!
EBX Plaza Stage - City Hall
Floyd Pellum's 57th Street Gallery is a room where people come to hear good music! I have a stellar band, The fabulous Peter Horvath on keyboard, ever soulful Ron Belcher on bass and home for a time from New York, one of the baddest, Darrell Green on drums.
See you there!
The Michael O'Neill Trio with guest vocalist Rhonda Benin
The 57th Street Gallery has opened its doors to the Bay Area's extraordinary cast of musicians. Fast becoming the place real jazz lovers come to listen & party, The 57th welcomes vocalist Rhonda Benin her band of top musicians, pianist Tammy Hall, bassist Ron Belcher, drummer Dezson Claiborne, and saxophonist Richard Howell.
Doors open at 7pm. It's best to make reservations
Sunday evening Jazz with Oakland's Jazz Doctor, Yancie Taylor. Harkening back to the days of the famed 5th Amendment where live music was the order of everyday, Yancie brings that same vibe and good music to to a vibrant downtown scene at Geoffrey's Inner Circle. Glen Pearson, piano; Heshima Williams, bass; James Bailey horns; Rob Rhodes, drums; Yancie Taylor, vibes, featuring Rhonda Benin on vocals.
Don't miss this collaboration of 2 great artist "Jazz, Blues and Soul with Rhonda Benin and Wali Ali.
We return to Los Angeles for another night of sensational music. The best in Jazz, Blues and Soul.