Violinist Glenn Basham & Violinist Daniela Shtereva with Pianist Jake Shapiro
“Virtuoso Violins, Jazz, and a Hoedown”
Friday, February 16, 2018
Glenn Basham is concertmaster of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra. As a jazz musician, Glenn is featured on the Miami Saxophone Quartet’s recordings, “Four More Giant Steps” and on Skitch Henderson’s “Swinging with Strings” on the Arbors jazz label.
Daniela Shtereva, Naples Philharmonic violinist, was born into a Bulgarian family with a preserved musical tradition of five generations. Creative, adventurous and flexible, her solo appearances span Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, the Redlands Symphony, and Seattle Chamber Music Festival. Her most recent CD release is “Angels’ Dreams” with pianist Daniela Dikova.
Jake Shapiro is a Teaching Assistant at the University of Miami and is pursuing his DMA in Jazz Piano Performance. A native of Chicago, he has been playing and performing piano for almost two decades. Jake is 26 years old, with the maturity and musicality of someone much older. He won three Downbeat Awards in 2016, including the Best Jazz Arrangement.