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Discounted Group Rates Available

Saxophone Barbie

Jazz like you've never seen it before

Date & Time

October 29th, 2021 | 7:30pm

Ticket Info

VIP $28 | Prime $22


Bring a 6 pack, bottle of Wine or a Flask! Small coolers will be allowed but NO coolers with wheels

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About This Show

Courtney Haines is a graduate of Booker T. Washington School for the Performing and Visual Arts and holds degrees from Texas Wesleyan University (B.A., Music Performance), and the University of North Texas (M.M., Jazz Studies). A talented multi-instrumentalist, she was 10 years old when she performed as one of the opening acts for Jerry Lee Lewis. VH1 selected Courtney to perform in concert with Chicago as part of the “Save the Music” public awareness promotion. In the summer of 2002, Courtney was selected from a nationwide audition tour to play at Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure with Disney’s All-American College Band in Anaheim, CA playing with jazz greats such as Horace Silver, Bob Florence, Wayne Bergeron, Bill Watrous, and Rick Baptist. Her European engagements include the Glenn Miller Café in Stockholm, the Trier 20th Anniversary Celebration in Germany, and the cultural exchange program Lone Star International Jazz Exchange in Germany, France, and the United States. She has performed numerous cruise ship engagements, and from 2009-2012, toured with Willie Nelson, Denis Leary, the Coasters, Platters, Marvelettes, and Barnum and Bailey Circus.

In 2014, she played saxophone in the band for Aretha Franklin, and in 2015 she performed with the Temptations and with performed at the Lucerne Blues Fest in Switzerland. In 2016, she finished her solo album of original music, Saxophone Barbie. In 2017, she’s accompanying the DeSoto HS Choir on a tour in London. Locally, Courtney has performed and recorded with various bands including the Intensity Band, Walton Stout Band, Party Crashers/Party Monkeys, Vintage Vibes, Incognito, Fever Elvis Tribute Band, Drive, Don’t Tell Mama, Funkstronauts, Party On, FM, The Mix, Shelley Carrol/Brad Leali Big Band, and the Galen Jeter Jazz Orchestra. She performs in a variety of tribute bands, including Fleetwood X, Cheap Trickster, Buffet Beach, Champagne Yacht Club, and Spinout.

She has recorded on various albums with Cross Timbers Community Church at Harbor House Studios, including “Worship the Child” which can be heard locally on 90.9FM, KCBI. She was the Associate Director of Music at The Oaks Baptist Church for 5 years, writing and arranging for the praise band, and directing the choir and orchestra.