Bassist and vocalist Rodney Bowe has been performing and entertaining in the region for over thirty years in a variety of genres and groups. Rodney & Company will showcase his favorite standards and some of his original compositions. Bowe has enlisted some of his friends and the best in the area including Dimi Disanti on guitar, Jim Ahrend on keyboards, and Douglas Cardwell on percussion. Singer Diane Richardson is a relative newcomer to the Albuquerque jazz scene having recently moved here from Boston where she taught at the Berklee College of Music. Tonight, she shares the stage with pianist John Rangel, bassist Colin Deuble, and drummer Douglas Cardwell in a concert featuring unique interpretations of music ranging from Negro Spirituals to the jazz poetry of Langston Hughes, as well as selections from her CD, Portrait: Diane Richardson sings the Music of Charles Mingus.