Jennifer Batten Sonic Cinema

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7pm Doors/8pm Show


Guitar Phenom Jennifer Batten Music (Jeff Beck/Michael Jackson guitarist) will perform her solo multimedia music show in synch with films she's made. Includes a Michael Jackson medley, originals from her 4 CD's, various rock/pop covers from a comedic take on Britney Spears to Nirvana to the Beatles, and more.
The buzz on Jennifer Batten rose from the guitar
underground, and the guitar magazines promptly began chronicling
her savvy musicianship and highly original approach to the electric
A major turning point came when she was selected from over one
hundred guitarists to play in Michael Jackson's highly skilled band
which toured the world for one and a half years playing for over four
and a half million people. In 2012 Sony released an exciting live
Wembley Stadium show DVD as part of their BAD 25th anniversary
package. Following the Bad tour’s conclusion, Jennifer became one
of very few women to grace the cover of Guitar Player Magazine.
Jennifer wasted no time after the” Bad” Tour's grand finale,
diving into work on her debut album with renown producer (and xStevie
Wonder guitarist) Michael Sembello.
Upon “Above, Below, and Beyond’s”, release in the spring of
'92, she was asked again to join Michael Jackson for his upcoming
"Dangerous Tour". In January '93, she joined Jackson to partake in
Superbowl XXVII's half time entertainment which aired to one and
half billion people in 80 nations. It was the largest audience in
television history.
Her follow up CD "Momentum" which was heavily influenced by
world music, was released just before she left for Michael Jackson's
final global tour in support of the HIStory CD in 1997.
In the spring of '98 Jeff Beck asked Jennifer to join his band.
They joined forces for 3 years on the CD’s "Who Else", and “You
Had It Coming” which were both supported by world tours. The live
DVD of this collaboration is entitled “Jeff Beck Live in Tokyo
Jennifer has authored two music books and has released three
solo CD’s venturing from world beat and rock n roll, to electronica


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