Thank you for supporting the 1st Annual Gourmet Melodies! Thanks to your support, we raised over $135,000 to benefit Hospice of Cincinnati. Guests enjoyed the stunning sounds of local musicians as they sipped on fine wine, craft beer and the culinary arts to please their palettes. We look forward to seeing you again next year!
Hospice of Cincinnati creates the best possible and most meaningful end-of-life experience for all who need care and support in our community. For more information visit Hospice of Cincinnati.
Musical Talent that played at Gourmet Melodies
Jon Aiken, Jazz Saxophonist
Jon Aiken is a multifaceted musician who has received airplay from coast to coast throughout the United States. Jon performs on alto sax, flute, harmonica and vocals in a variety of styles that include jazz, Latin, and blues. With more than 20 years of experience as a solo performer, Jon's soulful approach can be heard all around the Tri-State.
Richard Goering, Classical Guitarist
Richard Goering was moved to play the guitar watching the Beatles' television performances. His passionate performance of music from the Renaissance to the present day prompted one critic to write "the guitar is for our time but it is also for all time." (Louisville Courier Journal). Richard has performed to enthusiastic responses both in the U.S. and internationally.
John Kogge & the Lonesome Strangers, Bluegrass
John Kogge & the Lonesome Strangers have become one of the tri-state's pre-eminent Bluegrass bands. Influenced by the greats, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and Johnny Cash, the Lonesome Strangers amuse their audiences with a range of Americana and folk music,
Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers, A Cappella
The Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers are among the very few remaining Quartet style groups that still perform in the old-school a cappella fashion. The Singers specialize in the intricate and emotional four-part harmony "jubilee" style pioneered by such legendary groups as the Dixie Hummingbirds and the Soul Stirrers.
Queen City Quartet, String Quartet
The Queen City Quartet is a classically trained string quartet serving the greater Cincinnati area. Comprised of two violins, a viola and a cello, Queen City Quartet entertains their audiences with a mix of classic and contemporary repertoire.
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