Music and videos
February 20 - CJH Collective. Clearwater, FL. clearwaterjazz.com/wanderlust.html
February 24 - Sola Bistro with James Suggs, Pablo Arencibia, and Alejandro Arenas. St. Petersburg, FL.
March 5 - Jazz night at the Hangar with Dwayne White, Pablo Arencibia, and Alejandro Arenas - The Hangar restaurant and Flight Lounge. St Petersburg, FL.
March 29 - Al Downing Jazz MNJH - Streaming concert - Orilla featuring Mark Feinman.
Ona Kirei is a vocalist, composer, and arranger from Barcelona, and is currently living and working in the Tampa Bay Area.
Ona has been the recipient of several awards such as the first place in the International Talavera Jazz Contest, and first place in ‘Actúa!’, a music competition as part of the Spanish national radio station ‘Cadena Ser’.
She has performed across Europe in countries such as Spain, France, and the UK, as well as important European festivals including the Getxo Jazz Festival (Getxo, Spain) and the Jazz Ladies Festival (Bourdeaux, France). Ona can also be heard in the Tampa Bay Area and Orlando in venues like Pilars Martini (Winter Garden) and the Palladium (St. Petersburg) singing with some of the most notable musicians on the scene.
Ona has also been known as a bandleader since 2012, with two albums released under her name. Her album ‘Un Hogar’ was sold out in the 2016 ‘Heineken Jazzaldia’ Jazz Festival in Donostia - San Sebastian,.
‘Iberia’ is one of the projects from Ona Kirei: a fusion jazz tribute to her native land. “Orilla” is a duo project with bass player Alejandro Arenas,. You will also see her playing with Pablo Arencibia on piano, with Dominic Walker on her jazz tribute to the Beatles, as well as involved in several collaborations with the best musicians in the Tampa Bay Area
She is currently working on releasing her personal project, entirely made by her original compositions.