Performances à la carte presents collaborative concerts, productions and events encompassing music, dance, theatre, fine art, visual arts, culinary arts, literature and drama to showcase the diverse talent within San Gabriel and Crescenta Valleys and throughout Los Angeles County.
Upright & Electric Bass
Jose Perez is a versatile and in demand drummer and percussionist in the Los Angeles area. Originally from south Texas, Jose studied at the prestigious University of North Texas w Ed Soph, Jose Aponte, and Mark Ford. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2012, Jose has performed with Black Market Reverie, Snarky Puppy, Poncho Sanchez, Us The Duo, Ernie Watts, Bob Reynolds, Bokante, Haley Reinhart and countless others.
Katisse Buckingham, is a multi-instrumental musician of exceptional talent and vision. Whether playing Alto, Tenor or Soprano Sax, Flute, Katisse endeavors to break down barriers between musical genres and to elevate every musical conversation.
After moving to Los Angeles in 2000, Lyman quickly became one of the most in-demand bassists in Southern California. He’s toured and recorded with legendary artists such as Steve Tyrell, Michael Buble, and many more, and has traveled all over the world. He has been featured in the Jazz and Paz Concert Series as bass counterpart in thechamber jazz combo of 2 + 1 with vocalist, Jamie Perez, clarinetist, John Tegmeyer and trumpet legend, Nolan Shaheed and now with his own very unique Black Market Reverie on vocals and bass.
Saxaphone & Flute
They say that music is the language of the soul, and nothing could be truer for Matthew Yeakley. An inspirational artist, Matthew Yeakley has earned their reputation as a talented musician and skillful performer. From live gigs to studio sessions and more, Matthew Yeakley continues to touch fans around the world with his distinct and enjoyable musical style.
Renee Myara has been rockin’ and jazzin’ Southern California for years with her eclectic vocal stylings. A musical chameleon, you’ll find Renee Myara playing many instruments, and writingand singing in multiple languages.