All Press Releases for July 19, 2014

Sine Qua Non Band Announces New Residency at Club Heaven and Hell in Washington, DC with the Premiere of their TranSoul Live Show

Sine Qua Non, a world rhythms jazz quintet with Latin, African, and Caribbean fusions, premiers their TranSoul Live show at Club Heaven and Hell in Washington, DC. Guest musicians sitting in on performances will add new dimensions to each show.

Their music and sound is incredible and they reinforce the supper club style experience where you can come to eat, watch, and dance.

    WASHINGTON, DC, July 19, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Sine Qua Non band debuts their new and sensational TranSoul Live show starting July 27, 2014 and continuing biweekly at Club Heaven and Hell in Washington, DC Adams Morgan neighborhood. Contributing to the one of a kind world rhythms sound and vibe, each show will have special guest musicians participating in performances.

Sine qua Non encompasses American jazz with a classical European approach to composition and performance. Combining a variety of musical influences, the melodies incorporate elements of African, Caribbean and Latin musical traditions. Sine Qua Non's sound is alluring and invites audiences to move and dance.

Composer and bandleader, Michael Bowie, adds to the instrumentation of bass, drum-set and saxophone with hand percussion and steel pan. The result is a unique sound that has texture and fills the room with lively melodies and an upbeat rhythm. The compositions allow the band to improvise and add their own individual flare to the show, yet maintaining synergy and unity.

TranSoul, coined by Michael Bowie, is music produced through meshing cultures, different genres, and diverse artists, to create an upbeat and exciting sound. Listeners can recognize where the beats originate and can relate to the music. The goal of TranSoul is to create a sense of community through dancing and enjoying music. The TranSoul Live show will capture the attention of the audience while Sine Qua Non plays soulful tunes with guest musicians. From horn players to spoken word, to vocalists the guests will add to the dynamic show while sitting in on a set.

Club Heaven and Hell is ready to amp up their Sunday nights with the TranSoul Live show. Owner, Mehari Weldemariam remarks, "We are so fortunate to have Sine Qua Non call Club Heaven and Hell home on Sunday nights. Their music and sound is incredible and they reinforce the supper club style experience where you can come to eat, watch, and dance."

What: Sine Qua Non Band Presents TranSoul Live Show
Where: Club Heaven and Hell, 2327 18th Street NW Washington DC, 20009
When: Starting July 27, 2014 and recurring biweekly

Tickets to see Sine Qua Non Presents TranSoul Live cost $10 in advance here and $15 at the door. To learn more about Sine Qua Non and their TranSoul Live Show at Club Heaven and Hell visit

About Sine Qua Non
Sine Qua Non is a Washington, DC based quintet founded by composer and bandleader Michael Bowie. Sine Qua Non is rooted in American jazz but propelled by a European classical approach to composition and performance. The band's sound also incorporates elements of African, Caribbean and Latin musical traditions. As a group, Sine Qua Non's artistic task is to work with compositions that are built on melody, interplay and dynamics. Sine Qua Non is about the musicians' interpretive power and their ability to breathe life into Bowie's writing by combining those qualities of timbre and color with the individual musicians' abilities and creative identities. The band is comprised of bandleader and composer Michael Bowie on bass, Lyle Link on reeds, Victor Provost on steel pan, Ekendra Das on percussion, and Mark Prince on drums.

About TranSoul Live
TranSoul Live, brainchild of Sine Qua Non bandleader and composer, Michael Bowie is a show in which different genres of music come together to create one unified sound of world rhythms. Cultural influences mixed with American jazz and European style creates a soulful sound that is cohesive. Musicians play on the fly alongside one another to add an exciting dimension to the show and the experience. The show is enhanced with guest performers who sit in and specialize in different areas of artistry such as vocalists, spoken word, and other instruments.

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