“For My Sweet” Jazz Club At it Again

Jazzy Mondays presents the wondrous, enchanting vocalist/pianist; Ms. Efacho Okeke (pron. Ee-fa-cho O-kay-kay). Born in Nigeria and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Efacho Okeke is truly an International delight. Trained in classical and jazz, Efacho began studying classical piano at age 10. At age 15 she began studying jazz as well.  She has also received further training and guidance from famed trumpeter Donald Byrd and pianist Jaki Byard.

She has appeared in major jazz clubs in New York City including the Blue Note, Birdland, and the Cotton Club. Her credits include leading the all-female sextet “Jazz Essence” which received rave reviews when they opened for Etta Jones and Houston Person at the Schomburg Center in 1996. She has played with notable greats such as trumpeter Cecil Bridgewater, Charli Persip’s Big Band, tenor saxophonist Carlos Garnett, and alto saxophonist/ flautist James Spaulding.

Two sets; 7:15 p.m. and  9:15 p.m.  RSVP – Jazzymondays@gmail.com.

For more information on Efacho Okeke, click here: Efacho website bio

About For My Sweet/Jazzy Mondays:

For My Sweet is a garden and event space located at 1103 Fulton Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. Jazzy Mondays is growing as BKLYN’s premier spot for Jazz and live entertainment on Monday nights. For information, call (718) 857-1427, (917) 757-0170, (718) 753-3302 or Jazzymondays@gmail.com.

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Categories: Arts and Culture, Bed Stuy, Fulton Street, Music

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