New York vocalist Susan Tobocman Quartet featuring Cliff Monear Trio

About Susan Tobocman

singer/composer/lyricist/producer/arranger susan tobocman has been making a name for herself among audiences and musicians alike on both the new york city and detroit jazz scenes for a number of years. whether leading her own gigs at mezzrow, zinc bar (where she was the original artist-in-residence), cornelia street cafe, the flatiron room, fine & rare, symphony space, highline ballroom, smalls, the bitter end, birdland, cliff bell’s, the blue llama, steinway jazz gallery, smoke, 55 bar, or cleopatra’s needle (among others) — or as the regular guest of musical luminaries such as barry harris, al foster, and doc cheatham — susan is equally comfortable working as a leader and/or sideman.

About Cliff Monear

Cliff Monear is a professional jazz pianist and has performed all over the world with some of the biggest stars in show-business. His YouTube channel, “CMonear1”, features solo and group performances that spotlight many of the finest jazz artists in the Midwest. He is a faculty member at Wayne State University, and a sales consultant for Steinway & Sons, Michigan, and Ohio region.

“Monear’s breathy ideas leave lots of space, girding the music with exquisite tension. What gives the music personality is Monear’s suave touch, relaxed swing, fresh melodic and harmonic turns and the unpretentious way he draws on familiar influences.”
Mark Stryker, Free Press Music Critic

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Aug 24 2024


1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Aug 24 2024
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm




Jazz at Shield's
Shield's of Southfield 25101 Telegraph Rd, Southfield, MI 48034