George Cole (Joe Walsh, recorded with producer Roy Thomas Baker (Queen and Paul McCartney), and played guitar and sung duets with jazz legend Keely Smith. He recorded on Chris Isaak’s platinum-selling Forever Blue album.)
Eurocana is the brain child of George Cole, Kaeli Earle, and Madeline Tasquin Streicek. It’s a musical feast for the ears and eyes, a sonic synthesis of Americana and all things Francais… Eurocana bring their show to the Berkeley Arthouse Gallery and Cultural Center on December 17, 2017, it will be non-stop fun and an unforgettable night of music.
Eurocana is George Cole on guitar/vocal, Kaeli Earle on upright bass/vocal, and Madeline Tasquin Streicek guitar/keyboards/vocal. Eurocana has a full complement of sound, three part harmonies delivered by three top-tier vocalists, and amazing instrumental virtuosity. The group swings with infectious joy, bringing audiences to their feet the old fashioned way. No canned beats or backing tracks they are in-the-moment all the way. Influenced by Django Reinhardt, Rock n’ Roll, Jazz, and French chanson (ie: Edith Piaf, Georges Brassens, Jacques Brel).
George Cole is a guitarist, vocalist, composer, entrepreneur and multimedia producer whose happy, upbeat swing sound with a gypsy jazz flair is winning favor with audiences at major venues throughout the country. A San Francisco native, Cole was guitar instructor and mentor to Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt of Green Day. He has toured with Joe Walsh, recorded with producer Roy Thomas Baker (Queen and Paul McCartney), and played guitar and sung duets with jazz legend Keely Smith. He recorded on Chris Isaak’s platinum-selling Forever Blue album.
More about George here: www.GEORGECOLE.net
Kaeli Earle is a singer and bass player from Bellingham, Washington. She came up as a classical cellist throughout high school, dedicating long hours to bach and beethoven before getting into jazz bass. After picking up bass, kaeli jumped straight into gigging. She supported herself through freelancing and busking in her hometown. Kaeli moved to San Francisco joined gypsy-jazz musician George Cole touring the USA. Kaeli currently attends Berklee College of Music on full scholarship, writing and playing with her band in Boston, ma. she returns frequently to Bellingham and the Bay Area to gig and play shows, inciting crowds with her high energy. Her music is a mix of jazz, rock, pop and soul. More about Kaeli Earle here: www.KaeliEarle.com
Madeline Tasquin Streicek
Accompanying herself on piano, guitar and ukulele, Canadian-Californian songcrafter Madeline Tasquin weaves from jazz folk to soul ballads in odd meters to playful harmonic pop to delicately dark musical fairytales, delivering it all with a stage presence that radiates joy. With influences including Primus to Billie Holiday to Joni Mitchell to Chopin, it’s no surprise that her songs takes harmonic and rhythmic twists and turns, though whether performing solo or fronting one of her bands, she manages to pull this off without leaving anyone in the room behind.
More about Madeline here: www.tasqu.in
Where: Art House Gallery & Cultural Center
2905 Shattuck Ave.
Berkeley CA 94705
Door is 5PM Show is 6-8PM
POTLUCK so it’s ok to Bring Food and Beverages
$15.00 – $25.00 Donation
ALL AGES and Wheekchair Accessable