Violinist Monique Brooks Roberts & Cellist Zach Brown come together for one night to play your favorite 90’s R&B tunes reimagined for violin and cello! It will be a show you don’t want to miss! Can’t wait to see you all there!
Monique Brooks Roberts is a violinist hailing from Louisville, KY. She recently relocated to Denver from the New Jersey/Philadelphia area. Monique has had a busy and fulfilling career, having performed and recorded for many notable artists including Alicia Keys, Common, Aretha Franklin, and Jill Scott, just to name a few. She has played at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the John F. Kennedy Center among many other venues. A self-proclaimed soulful violinist, Monique pushes the envelope in her improvisational style infusing jazz, soul, and any genre of music that speaks to her. She released her first solo album “Free” in 2020 and it debuted at #12 on the iTunes R&B/Soul chart.
Zachary Brown is a NYC based cellist, born in Far Rockaway, Queens. Zach is both a classically and progressive/improvisation trained cellist. Using the training and experience from both styles, Zach focuses on pushing the boundaries of progressive cello playing in his writing and collaborations. He has been a guest artist and instructor at The Savannah Music Festival, New Directions Cello Festival, Ithaca Summer Music Academy, and Owens College. He has performed as a guest soloist with his main group Westbound Situation for the Marquette Symphony. Performing at classical venues like Carnegie and Lincoln Center, he has also performed at Nublu 151 with The Turtle Island String Quartet.
Monique Brooks Roberts- violin
Zach Brown- cello
Aaron Brooks Roberts- keyboard/piano
Callum Bair- bass
Braxton Kahn- drums