Bassist, vocalist, composer and storyteller


  • August 23, 2024

    Doors: 7:00 PM / Show: 7:30 PM

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    $36 - $69

  • August 23, 2024

    Doors: 9:15 PM / Show: 9:30 PM

Aneesa Strings is a bassist, vocalist and composer from Oakland, California. She began playing professionally and recorded her first jazz album at just 13 years old. Aneesa received her Bachelors of Music in Jazz Studies at the University of Southern California in 2014, where she released her first solo album A Shift In Paradigm featuring her single “Simpin”, produced by Patrice Rushen in collaboration with SFJAZZ.

In 2016, Ms. Strings earned her Masters of Music in Jazz Studies at Michigan State University where she toured as the lead singer of the Bebop Spartans Big Band under the direction of Rodney Whitaker. Ms. Strings is fresh off the release of her 2019 critically acclaimed sophomore album “WAYS”, and has continued to tour world-wide with the likes of Duckworth, Jose James, Kandace Springs and many others.