From a Jazz at the Chimes press release:
Jazz at the Chimes will present vocalist Clairdee in a concert entitled “Something to Live For: A Love Letter to Lena Horne” on Sunday, Sept. 15, at 2:00 pm at Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Ave., Oakland.
Jazz vocalist Clairdee will present a loving tribute to Lena Horne. With personal reflections, historical facts, and luminous musical arrangements, Clairdee delivers a moving artistic expression of songs performed and recorded by Ms. Horne from Harlem to Hollywood and beyond. Her all-star rhythm section includes pianist and musical director Ken French, bassist Doug Miller and drummer Jim Zimmerman.
Clairdee is an international touring and recording artist and educator who claims, "My mission is to uplift and inspire through music. In that regard, I consider myself a soul singer, reaching from the inside out, sharing stories, stirring emotions, helping my listeners feel good."
Acclaimed for her inventive artistry and magnetic stage presence, Clairdee tours internationally playing to sold-out houses and garnering rave reviews. In addition to engagements with her world-class band, she has performed with artists as diverse as Bucky Pizzarelli, Boz Scaggs, Cyrus Chestnut, and clarinet virtuoso Ken Peplowski, and has opened for the Count Basie Orchestra and the late, great Etta James.
What: Jazz at the Chimes – featuring Vocalist Clairdee – “Something to Live for: A Love Letter to Lena Horne”
When: September 15, 2013 - Sunday 2 pm
Plenty of free parking
TICKETS: $15 general; $10 seniors (60+) and students - for concert and reception.
Purchase tickets at the door. Cash only.
Ticket sales begin at 12:30 pm; Doors open 1:30 pm
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