Jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli joins forces with vocalist Catherine Russell for this exclusive performance paying tribute to Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday. World-renowned guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli is established as one of the prime contemporary interpreters of the Great American Songbook and beyond, bringing to his work the cool jazz flavor of his brilliant guitar playing and singing. Vocalist Catherine Russell is that rarest of entities, a genuine jazz and blues singer, who can sing virtually anything. Her voice radiates interpretive power yet remains touchingly vulnerable. Catherine Russell joins the ranks of the greatest interpreters and performers of American Popular Song.
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Adults – $29.50
Students with ID – $10.00
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Son of the amazing jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli, world-renowned guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli has been hailed by the Boston Globe for “reinvigorating the Great American Songbook and re-popularizing jazz.” Established as one of the prime contemporary interpreters of the Great American Songbook, Pizzarelli has expanded that repertoire by including the music of Paul McCartney, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Tom Waits, Antônio Carlos Jobim and the Beatles.,
Her father, the late Luis Russell, was Louis Armstrong’s long-time musical director. Catherine Russell is that rarest of entities – a genuine jazz and blues singer – who can sing virtually anything. In 2012, Catherine Russell won a Grammy Award for her appearance as a featured artist on the soundtrack album for the HBO TV series Boardwalk Empire. A sixth album, Harlem On My Mind, was released in September 2016, on the Jazz Village label, receiving a Grammy Nomination for Best Jazz Vocal Album. Catherine has toured the world, performing and recording with David Bowie, Steely Dan, Cyndi Lauper, Jackson Browne, Michael Feinstein, Paul Simon, Rosanne Cash, Wynton Marsalis, and many others, appearing on over 200 albums.
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