Multi-Instrumentalist (Flute, Piano, Guitar, Ukulele), Vocalist and Composer.
Carol is also the Founder/Director of the Alban Music School.
Carol Alban has been featured with the Bay Area Chamber Symphony and has performed as a soloist at such notable venues as the Berkeley Piano Club, Yoshi's Jazz Club, Freight and Salvage, the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, CBGBs, and the Blue Note in New York.
Sunday, August 17 Orinda Jazz Festival 3:30 show with Mads Tolling, Brian Byrnes, Ben Flint, Ila Cantor, Alvenson, Marc Levine, Russell Hands, Sharon Temple, Captain Didgeridoo, Clark Mangelsdorf, and a surprise guest! Tickets: $15 at the door or visit www.orindajazzfestival.org to purchase advance tickets!
The festival will be held at the Orinda Library Auditorium at 26 Orinda Way. Free parking and also just a 10 minute walk from the Orinda Bart station!
Also performing the festival will be the amazing vocalist Amikaeyla Gaston and her all-star Jazz Ensemble at the 5pm show. Amikaeyla will also be offering a free singing and speaking workshop for all at 2pm.
Guitarist Jim Freeman will be performing at 3pm and 4:30 in the courtyard.
There will be free refreshments fun activities for kids of all ages in the courtyard including face-painting.
June, 21, 2014 Concert with Rasamayi, Paradiso, David Dilullo, Kai Eckhardt, Frank Martin at the Ananda Temple, Palo Alto.
Feb. 12, 2014 Carol Alban and Friends at the Moraga Library featuring Grammy-winning violinist Mads Tolling, Marc Levine, and others
Saturday, Sept. 28th ORINDA JAZZ FESTIVAL
featuring JASON MARSALIS
June 8, 2013 Private event at the Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland
May 4, 2013 Hike for Hope in Livermore
Orinda Library Concert on Jan. 16, 2013
ORINDA JAZZ FESTIVAL with Alex De Grassi, Mads Tolling, Ben Flint, Josh Workman, Marc Levine, Rene Escovedo, Aaron Germain, Deszon Claiborne, Simon Russell and Groovality, on Sept. 30, 2012
2012 San Francisco International Flute Festival
Autumn Benefit Concert for the California Independent Film Festival at the Hacienda in Moraga with Frank Martin (piano/keys), Kai Eckhardt (bass), Rasamayi (singing bowls) and Paradiso (didjeridoo).
October 25 7pm Moraga Library Concert with Frank Martin (keys) ,Marc Levine (bass), and George Cole (guitar)
August 7 2011 Moraga Jazz Festival at the New Rheem Theatre (Alex de Grassi, George Brooks, Barbara Higbie, Victoria Theodore, others)
September 3, 2011 East/West Bookstore, Mountain View Divine Alchemy Concert with Carnegie Hall Musicians Paradiso (didjeridoo), Rasamayi (crystal bowls), and Chi Chen (cello)
September 18. 2011 Orinda Jazz Festival at the Orinda Theatre featuring Grammy Award Winning Violinist Mads Tolling, George Cole Quintet, Mary Jenson, Viviana Guzman, Frank Martin Band, others
Carol was a featured performer at the 2010 San Francisco International Flute Festival Gala Concert on 10-10-10, the Bach & Beyond Flute Festival at Lincoln Center in 2009, and the 2008 World Flute Fest at Carnegie Hall which also featured flutists Marco Granados, Robert Dick, Skip Healy, Bassam Saba. Carol was accompanied by pianists Matt Herskowitz and Taylor Eigsti.
Carol Alban teaches:
ALL levels of Flute, including Flute and Fife for Beginners!
Piano for Beginners and Intermediates
Beginning Guitar, Ukulele, Recorder, and Voice
throughout the San Francisco Bay Area including:
Moraga, Orinda, Lafayette, Canyon, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, and Alamo, California.
For more info: 510.542.7517 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please visit Carol Alban's other websites!
Carol is a member of the Orinda Chamber of Commerce.