CHRISTINE TOBIN Trio feat. Phil Robson and Sam Bevan Perform for Rizzoli Music Aperitivo Sunday October 27 - 5pm

10/03/2019 - 4:01pm


CHRISTINE TOBIN Trio feat. Phil Robson

and Sam Bevan

Perform for


the Music Series at Rizzoli Bookstore


Sunday, October 27th 2019 – 5pm 

Christine Tobin: Irish born vocalist and songwriter Christine Tobin is renowned for her unique rich voice and original compositional style. She has eleven highly acclaimed CDs under her own name and four major awards under her belt. Christine has led various projects. Her celebrated 2016 CD, PELT was a collection of Tobin’s musical settings of Pulitzer Prize winning Paul Muldoon’s poems and lyrics.  BBC Music Magazine calls the album "a masterclass in songcraft!". Her 2012 ‘Sailing to Byzantium’, her settings of WB Yeats poems, won a British Composer Award. The following year she won a ‘Herald Angel Award’ at the Edinburgh Festival for her show ‘A Thousand Kisses Deep’, her jazz adaptations of Leonard Cohen classics. In 2014 she won ‘Jazz Vocalist of the Year’ at the Parliamentary Jazz Awards. Earlier in her career Christine won ‘Best Vocalist’ at the 2008 BBC Jazz Awards.  Her vivid interpretations of Bessie Smith were featured in film director Mike Figgis' Red White and Blues’ docu/film in the Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues series. Christine has also presented special features for BBC Radio 3’s cutting edge program Jazz On 3 and appeared regularly on Jazz Library also for BBC Radio 3. She has contributed to programs about Billie Holiday, Bessie Smith, Abbey Lincoln, Betty Carter, Joni Mitchell and Carmen McRae. The special documentary program she presented for RTE Lyric FM ‘Out with Paganism’, was a Silver Radio Winner at the New York Festivals - 2013 World’s Best Radio Programs. Since moving to NYC in 2015, she has become a regular feature of the city’s musical landscape and major venues.

Rizzoli Music Aperitivo is sponsored by Mionetto Prosecco and curated by Mondo Jazz, the weekly Radio Free Brooklyn show dedicated to international jazz.

Please rsvp to Tickets may be purchased at the door for $20 and include complimentary prosecco.

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