Top

music

Stories

 

Kristine Mills

The Hotel ZaZa bar is open for Kristine Mills.
Mike Frost
The Hotel ZaZa bar is open for Kristine Mills.

Details

8 p.m. Thursday, January 14, at Hotel ZaZa's Monarch Lounge, 5701 Main, 713-526-1991 or www.hotelzazahouston.com.

Related Stories

More About

Kristine Mills has been building up quite a reputation over the last few years. In 2008, she released the CD Playing with the Big Boys — LIVE!, recorded with longtime Duke Ellington Orchestra/Ken Ward Trio members Barry Lee Hall Jr. and the late Rocky White. Big Boys earned her a slew of positive reviews and a Houston Press Music Awards Best Jazz Act nomination, and Mills followed last year with bossanovafied, recorded in Brazil with bossa nova master Paulo Midos. That one earned national media attention, three more slots on our Music Awards ballot — nominations for Best Jazz and Best Musician, and a win for Best Female Vocalist — and a Brazilian tour where she wowed the crowds. bossanovafied made the Grammy short list for Jazz Album with Vocals (though it ultimately wasn't nominated). Mills will be strutting the red carpet at the ceremony in L.A. later this month, and national radio play is coming along. Mills is already hard at work on some new songs, which she'll likely road-test as the Hotel ZaZa's January artist in residence at the Monarch Lounge. Even the most ardent of her fans will hear something new during these weekly Thursday sessions — she's added beats by DJ Ash for a completely new take on her tunes.

 
My Voice Nation Help
0 comments
 
Houston Concert Tickets

Concert Calendar

  • September
  • Sat
    20
  • Sun
    21
  • Mon
    22
  • Tue
    23
  • Wed
    24
  • Thu
    25
  • Fri
    26
Loading...