Singer/songwriter and film composer Martha Bourne has shared the stage with Widespread Panic, The Indigo Girls, The Subdudes, The Samples, Amy Rigby and other greats. Her music has been featured in film and on television for the last 20 years. She just released a new cd, “The Light in Me,” in October to a sold-out crowd at the venerable Club Passim in Harvard Square. She also won Katrina’s first $1,000 Singer/Songwriter Challenge in December, 2016, that included 80 contestants.
In over 30 years as a professional musician, pianist and Berklee College of Music professor John Funkhouser has shared the stage with countless jazz and pop music luminaries, including saxophone giant Joe Lovano, Esperanza Spalding, Steve Gadd (Paul Simon and James Taylor’s drummer), Charles Neville, Tierney Sutton, Springsteen’s drummer Max Weinberg, and piano prodigy Matt Savage. Funkhouser has played on over 70 CD recordings, including four as leader. He has performed at clubs and festivals all over the world, from East Asia to Europe to South Africa, including the Blue Note, Birdland, and Dizzy’s in New York City, as well as the New Orleans Jazz Festival, Wasphington D.C.’s Kennedy Center, the Toulon Jazz Festival, and Boston's Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival. He has appeared on ABC’s “20/20,” NBC’s “Today Show,” and National Public Radio.
Regular venues: Club Passim, Harvard Square, Cambridge
Rockwood Music Hall Stage 1, East Village, NYC
The Middle East downstairs, Cambridge, MA
Toad, Porter Square, Cambridge; Atwoods, Cambridge; The Midway, Jamaica Plain