December 15, 2018

Hartford, Connecticut’s UMOJA

Delve into the musical culture of Hartford, Connecticut’s UMOJA.  UMOJA is a seven piece ensemble which embraces the seven principals of Kwanzaa, the first of which is UMOJA, meaning “unity” in Swahili.  This group of eclectic and talented musicians assembled in 2007 and Enjoy CT Live has been following them since! The UMOJA Quintet Raynel […]

Shenel Johns, Jazz Vocalist

Enjoy CT Live is proud to present Shenel Johns as our new featured artist.  Hartford native, Shenel Johns is a jazz vocalist with a fresh take on classic sounds.  Johns has played with her band, Umoja, as well as the Sam Parker Quartet. She has recently shared the stage with other talented local musicians such as […]

Ladies Night At Monday Night Jazz

LADIES NIGHT AT MONDAY NIGHT JAZZ The Monday Night Jazz summer concerts ended in Bushnell Park on Monday August 12th with a duo of young, talented ladies. Opening the evening was the Shenel Johns Quintet. This Hartford area vocalist and back up crew started the night in really fine fashion. Johns vocals and stage presence […]