Jann Klose is an award-winning pop singer-songwriter, who has released five albums and two EPs. Klose was raised in Kenya, South Africa, Germany, and the United States and now resides in New York City.
His new duo album STEREOPTICON (2016), recorded with Grammy® nominated guitarist Gary Lucas and lyricist Dan Beck is now available on the Cosmic Trigger label. Gary and Jann will be touring together in the Spring of 2016.
His voice is featured in the movie Greetings From Tim Buckley (Universal) as the voice of Tim Buckley starring Penn Badgley and Imogen Poots. His songs have been heard on the Grammy® nominated Healthy Food For Thought compilation as well as MTV Cribs and movies Dead Broke’ (Warner Bros) featuring Paul Sorvino and ‘A Venue For The End Of The World (BrinkVision) featuring Dick Cavett and Ian Anderson.
He has performed as an actor and singer in touring companies of Broadway musicals, including Jesus Christ Superstar, Jekyll & Hyde, and The Who’s Tommy. In 2005, the off-Broadway production Moonlight Interior, a musical based on Klose’s music, premiered in New York City.
Jann Klose has periodically collaborated with members of classical rock group Renaissance and tours regularly in the U.S., Europe, Africa and Asia. He has opened for or performed with a wide range of artists including Pat Benatar, John Oates of Hall and Oates, Suzanne Vega, Paula Cole, Annie Haslam, Brett Dennen, Rusted Root, Vonda Shepard, Ben Taylor, Gary Hoey, Jeffrey Gaines, Bret Michaels, Willy Porter, Rosanne Cash, The Byrds’ Roger McGuinn, Marty Stuart, The Yardbirds’ Jim McCarty, Elliott Murphy, Pete Seeger and Les Paul.
PERFORMING ALSO will be JACLYN JONES
Jaclyn performs a variety of music from over three centuries ranging from baroque to contemporary works to engage a wide variety of audiences. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree in classical guitar performance from the Hartt School of Music in 2012 and performed in the prestigious 20/20 Honors Chamber Music concert series. She has been a featured solo artist for the NJ Guitar & Mandolin Society and sponsored Labella Strings concert series. Jaclyn studied under Christopher Ladd and Richard Provost and has performed in masterclasses for internationally renowned artists such as Oscar Ghiglia, Scott Tennant, Odair Assad, Antigoni Goni, Elena Papandreou, Julian Gray, and Jorge Caballero.
Jaclyn founded the Simsbury Historical Society concert series and was the Music Director for 2 years. She has performed individually and with other musicians for schools, universities, museums, art centers, churches, libraries, nonprofit organizations, and weddings throughout the New England area.
Jaclyn is a member of the violin and guitar duo 10strings and plays a 2010 Smallman Model guitar by Alan Chapman.
Friday, October 21st. 8pm to 10pm.