In 2015 year Kvareli Eden hotel, together with Musical business company Bravo Records laid the foundation for a cycle of musical events – Jazz and Wine. The first musical evening was dedicated to the opening of the Kvareli Eden winery, accompanied by the trio concert of the famous American jazzman Frank McComb. The next year, the concert of the popular Cuban singer, Yanela Brooks and her band was held. In 2016, legendary Brazilian musician Tania Maria held an unforgettable concert with the trio and on October 7, 2017, another concert of this series was held, where the Dutch Soul singer Edsilia Rombley and the band – Sweet Soul Music Band performed in front of the listener. On October 15, on the fifth event, Brenna Whitaker, a singer having an extraordinary vocal, the rising star of Jazz, the new discovery of the legendary David Foster performed in front of Georgian and foreign listeners, together with trio. The producer of the singer’s debut album was David Foster.
Brenna is a favorite jazz singer of Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, Michael Bublé, John Mayer and they have performed the duets with her. Brenna Whitaker’s style is vintage, elegant jazz that blends harmoniously with glamorous Hollywood soul of the 50s and 60s of the previous century. Prior to the concert, guests had the opportunity to participate in the ethnographic activities of Kakheti on the area of the Kvareli Eden hotel: picking grapes, squeezing wine into winepress, chacha distillation, dipping of Churchkhela, Kakhetian bread baking and roasting mtvadi.
On the second day of the concert, Brenna visited Bravo Records and spontaneously recorded the song Cry me a River with the band’s bass guitarist Joel Thomas.