Bassist and vocalist Gwenyth Hayes’ hybrid reinterpretations give due respect to classics from many genres and eras and center around her sultry voice, groove oriented bass lines and tight instrumental arrangements. This approach serves to reinvent traditional soul, jazz, soft rock and blues standards with a new smooth, sensual and contemporary feel. During her Blues era as a professional bassist in Chicago, Hayes performed regularly at world famous clubs including Buddy Guy’s Legends. She performs with jazz guitarist Jake Reichbart and drummer Rob Avsharian at some of southeastern Michigan’s most popular festivals. This concert is part of the UMHS Summer Courtyard Concert Series presented by Gifts of Art.