ISince leaving Bronx Community College, Valerie Capers (Prof. Emeritus), is now directing her time, creative talents and enthusiasm towards her own personal career. In this new-found time and freedom, Ms. Capers has already released two CDs. The first CD is “Wagner Takes the “A”Train”; and the second CD “Limited Edition” which is a compilation of past radio broadcasts, club performances, concerts and festivals.
In the months ahead, Ms. Capers will be working on her next CD. This project will bring Dr. Capers together with several of her friends and musical colleagues such as Sheila Jordan, Maxine Roach, Paquito D’rivera, Hubert Laws and others (to be announced later).
In recent months Valerie Capers has performed in several festivals with her Ensemble. Some of these appearances includeNew York World Wide Plaza Summer Festival; Women in Jazz Festival, (Jazz at Lincoln Center); Gateway Music Festival, (Rochester, New York); and the Empire State Building Holiday Festival.,
Ms. Capers’ calendar and list of current activities will be posted here on the website. We also invite you to direct all requests for workshops, master classes, lectures, performances, and composing and arranging assignments to this website.
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