Kupferberg Presents: LADIES SING THE BLUES
May 6, at 9:00 pm$25 – $35
Featuring Catherine Russell, Brianna Thomas, and Charenee Wade
Ladies Sing The Blues features vocalists Catherine Russell, Charenee Wade, and Brianna Thomas channeling 1920s blues divas Bessie Smith (the “Empress of the Blues”), Mamie Smith (the “Queen of the Blues”), Ma Rainey (the “Mother of the Blues”), stage and screen icon, Ethel Waters, and legends like Billie Holiday, Alberta Hunter, and Ida Cox. Originally presented at Jazz at Lincoln Center, this concert features an amazing 7-piece band including horn charts adapted from the original recordings. Come swing with us! [Please Note: There are two separate ticketed shows on this night, one at 7pm and one at 9pm. Each show lasts approximately 60 minutes.]
This engagement of Ladies Sing The Blues is made possible through the Jazz Touring Network program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.