Firey String Sistas! is a highly intuitive and energetic ensemble. The ‘sistas provide a refreshing alternative to the standard Jazz band. The ensemble is committed to pushing the limits of string, ensemble playing and improvisation to the next level since 2011. Founder and cellist Nioka Workman is joined by stellar artists, violinist Marlene Rice, bassist Melissa Slocum, vocalist/pianist Mala Waldron and percussionist Camille Gainer-Jones.