Guest Event: K.O.

Guest Event: K.O.

Kirsten Thien

Tue, August 30, 2016

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

The Slipper Room

New York, NY

$10 - $25 (reserved)

Tickets at the Door

This event is 21 and over

Guest event: K.O.
Guest event: K.O.
THE BAND

K.O. - Music & Lyrics, guitar, lead vocals.

ALEX ALEXANDER – DRUMS: Alex is a world renown Session
Drummer, Percussionist, Programmer, Musical Instrument Inventor,
Composer and Producer. He has performed and recorded with:
David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, Eminem, Chaka Kahn, Ritchie
Blackmore, Jimmy Cliff, Rickie Lee Jones, Dido, Bernie Worrell (PFunk),
The Association, Toots and the Maytalls, Sophie B. Hawkins,
J.C. Chasez (NSYNC), Montell Jordan, Julia Fordham, Youssou
N'Dour, Bebel Gilberto, Buddy Miles, G. E. Smith, Willie Nile, and
many, many more. Alex also produced Jeanette Osborne, J.D.
Mcgann, Tiokasin Ghosthorse, and co-produced Willie Nile's
"American Ride". Alex Produced, Programmed, Arranged, Demoed,
and Mixed K.O.’s upcoming record. http://www.Alex-Alexander.com

MINO CINELU – PERCUSSION: “…With Mino, any music swings…”,
Miles Davis. Considered one of the greatest and most innovative
percussionists in the world, as a child, Mino learned guitar, then
drums, to later discover percussion and vocals. A professional
musician at sixteen, he was the youngest “Big Band-Drummer” in
France. Globally in demand: London, New York, Paris, Martinique, …
he recorded and toured with some of music’s best: Miles Davis,
Kate Bush, Sting, Herbie Hancock, Lou Reed, Vicente Amigo, Peter
Gabriel, Youssou N’Dour, ... A multiinstrumentalist/
producer/singer-songwriter/composer/ and film composer, Mino
has earned the reputation as “A man of all talents” with solo work
including albums: “Mino Cinelu”, “Quest Journey” and the
soundtrack to “La Californie,” nominated at the Cannes Film
Festival and is currently working on several new projects.

JOHNNY PISANO – BASS: Johnny has performed and recorded
with Bruce Springsteen, Peter Criss, Robert Gordon, Mike Peters,
David Johansen, Marky Ramone, Jimmy Vivino, Rickie Lee Jones,
Steuart Smith, Glen Matlock, Joan Jett, Woody Harrelson, John
Eddie.

TOMMY MANDEL – KEYBOARDS: Tommy has recorded and
performed with Bryan Adams, Tony Garnier, David Johansen, G.E.
Smith, Mark Knopfler & Dire Straits, Tom Morrongiello, Ian Hunter
Mick Ronson Band, Mick Jones, George Ricelli, and Kenny Aaronson.

OZ NOY – LEAD GUITAR: Born in Israel, Oz started his
professional career at the age of 13 playing jazz, blues, pop and
rock music. By age 16, he was playing with top Israeli musicians
and artists. By age 24, he was one of the most established studio
guitar players in the country. Oz was also a member of the house
band on Israel’s top-rated television show for more than two
years. Since his 1996 arrival in New York, Oz has made a huge
impact on the local and international music scene. His unique and
intoxicating style has broken all the rules of instrumental guitar
music by focusing on the groove. All-stars such as Keith Carlock,
Anton Fig, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Dave Weckl often contribute on
drums, with bassists Will Lee, James Genus, and Reggie
Washington. In 2003, Oz released his debut record – “Oz Live” –
recorded at NYC’s legendary Bitter End. In 2004, Oz signed with
Magna Carta Records and in 2005, released his highly-acclaimed
studio record “HA!” with his all-star band featuring Fig, Carlock,
Lee and Genus plus special guests Mike Stern and George Whitty.
Oz has performed, toured and recorded with Richard Bona, Chris
Botti, Gavin DeGraw, Harry Belafonte, Cyndi Lauper, Clay Aiken,
Akiko Yano, Wonder Girls, Toni Braxton, Phoebe Snow, Nile Rogers,
Mike Clark, Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, Dave Weckl, Mike Manieri, John
Patitucci, The East Village Opera Company, Roger Glover, Bill
Evans, The Gil Evan Orchestra,Warren Hayes, Gove’t Mule, The
Allman Brothers, Allen Toussaint, Eric Johnson, Mike Stern, John
Abercrombie, Wallace Roney, Steve Lukather, John Medeski, Don
Was, Nelly Furtado, Natasha Bedingfield, Phillip Phillips, Andy
Grammer, Angelique Kidjo, Matisyahu, Jennifer Hudson, Henry
Butler, Gart Hudson, Don Henley, Patti Austin, Take 6, Michael
Buble, Josh Groban, Phil Ramone, Paul Shaffer, Steven Tyler, Joe
Perry, Sting, Steve Perry, Allison Krauss Foreigner, Patty Smyth,
Wiz Khalifa, Shelea, Jordin Sparks, Average White Band,
Christopher Cross, TYP, Betty Buckley among others

MATT HOGAN – RHYTHM GUITAR: Matt is a world class guitarist
who has performed with Willy Niles, Miley Cyrus, and Bruce
Springsteen, among many others, opening for the likes of Dave
Matthews and Gun & Roses. He is also a much-in-demand studio
musician who has played on numerous radio and tv specials. [see
hoganguitar.com].

RAMONA DUNLAP – BACKGROUND VOCALS: Ramona’s
spectacular vocal talents emerged naturally while singing in a
musical family. In Ramona’s voice you will hear soul, jazz, gospel,
and blues interwoven in ways that put her in a class all her own.
Connecting with the rich emotion and subtle vocal resonance of
jazz music, Ramona began touring the jazz circuit internationally
with contemporary jazz recording artists Pieces of a Dream and is
featured on their 2000 and 2006 releases 'Acquainted with the
Night' and 'Pillow Talk'.
Kirsten Thien
Kirsten Thien's unlikely path from a Georgetown University Business School graduate to a Blues and Roots Rock singer/songwriter began when she decided to forgo a career on Wall Street for a life in music. Since then Kirsten has released four full-length albums and in her toured the US, Canada and Europe extensively. she has opened for Dickey Betts, Shawn Colvin and Buddy Guy.

Thien’s latest studio release, Delicious, featured Blues guitar legend Hubert Sumlin. The album received
acclaim from Guitar Player Magazine, Downbeat, and Keyboard Magazine. It captured the attention of New
York City DJ Pat St. John who said after seeing Thien’s live show, “The album is flawless. She’s gonna be a big,
big star.” Delicious highlights Thien’s award-winning songwriting, impressive voice, and her live
band which is “tighter than a Japanese hotel room” (musikreviews.com).
Venue Information:
The Slipper Room
167 Orchard St
New York, NY, 10002
http://slipperroom.com