EMILY GROVE’S JONI MITCHELL BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION celebrates and brings to life the rich and diverse music of the great JONI MITCHELL in a way that only Emily Grove and her uniquely talented musical friends can. Joni’s body of work spans genres from folk to rock to pop to jazz, and she has gained respect and influenced fellow artists in all of them. Exploring albums like Blue, Ladies of the Canyon, Hejira, Mingus and more, some of the region’s favorite young musicians – including guest vocalists – will joyfully present this challenging material.
EMILY GROVE, a singer-songwriter in her own right, has won several Asbury Music Awards, and has toured throughout the US, the UK and Europe. Having attended Berklee College of Music, she has a true appreciation of Joni’s jazz explorations as well as her folk classics. She has been performing JONI MITCHELL songs since she was 15: at Glen Burtnik’s “Summer of Love” concert, at the “One Last Waltz” show at the Pollack Theater , and as a busker on the Asbury Park boardwalk (as Joni once busked in Toronto).
“Listen for the little magical nuances in her delivery…just like everything about Grove, there is something of a throwback to her quality, an old grain, an antique lily lace, but with an equal measure of something new and young and fresh.” Steve Rogers, Driving Jersey.