Hania Rani is an award-winning pianist, composer and vocalist coming to Seattle right after playing at the Toronto Jazz Festival. The concert organized by Fremont Abbey Arts Center has been moved from Fremont to the St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral to accommodate a bigger audience; however, this a regular jazz concert also featuring Micaela Kingslight, a blues and rock songwriter and singer from Port Towsend, WA.
Hania Rani, born in Gdansk, Poland as Hanna Raniszewska, shares her life between Warsaw and Berlin. She made a splash with her 2019 debut record album Esja released by Gondwana Records to international acclaim. In Poland she received several top awards at Polish Grammys (Fryderyks). Her most recent album, the 2020 Home brought her more awards, including for the Best Composer. You can find a lot of her video clips on YouTube, many with cellist Dobrawa Czocher, with whom she collaborated on another album.