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Sherrie Maricle and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra

Sherrie Maricle and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra Photo by Andy Flynn.

— The DIVA Jazz Orchestra is an ensemble of 15 talented and versatile musicians who just happen to be women.

Headed by swinging drummer Sherrie Maricle, DIVA exudes the excitement and force found in the tradition of the historic big bands but with an eye towards today's progressive sound of originality and verve. With New York as their home base, DIVA performs all over the world playing contemporary, mainstream big band jazz composed and arranged to fit the individual personalities and styles of the musicians themselves. Audiences can expect to hear high-energy performances packed with unique improvisation, spontaneity and fun. For more information and to hear song samples, visit online at www.divajazz.com.

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