Jeannette Casuga Trevias started playing piano at the age of 4. She would go on to graduate with a Bachelor of Music degree from University of Santo Tomas with major in piano. She has been the musical director for Lea Salonga, Martin Nievera and the Society of Seven, and has shared the stage with Fiji, Loyal Garner, Melveen Leed, and Carol Kai.
Featuring Special Guests Little Albert, Ben Vegas, Rocky Brown
Pianist Josh Kaye returns to Blue Note, leading a special concert tribute to the one and only Aretha Franklin, featuring vocalist Sherry Graham. Franklin has won a total of 18 GRAMMY® Awards and is one of the best-selling musical artists of all time, having sold over 75 million records worldwide.
Honolulu Jazz Quartet pay tribute to well-known Broadway musical classics, with a jazz twist! After spending eight years in New York City during the 1980s playing jazz and Broadway shows, leader/composer/bassist John Kolivas founded the Honolulu Jazz Quartet with the intent of bringing four like-minded musicians together to create a consistent, indelible sound.
Raiatea Mokihana Maile Helm made history in 2006 as Hawai‘i’s first solo female vocalist ever to receive a Grammy Nomination for her sophomore CD “Sweet and Lovely.” She now claims six Na Hoku Hanohano awards, tours extensively, and collaborates with Hawaiian greats such as The Brothers Cazimero and The Makaha Sons.