Marianne Matheny Katz CD Release at Blues Alley


Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC




Warren Wolf Warren Wolf vibraphone
Todd Marcus Todd Marcus clarinet, bass
Craig Alston sax, tenor
Alex Norris Alex Norris trumpet
Russell Kirk Russell Kirk saxophone


Baltimore vocalist Marianne Matheny-Katz will perform tunes from her latest CD, Somewhere in Paradise. The album features fresh and engaging arrangements of familiar standards from the Great American Songbook. Jazz critic John Murph calls Matheny-Katz “a captivating singer [who] possesses a quintessential jazz voice, which she enlivens with lissome, conversational phrasing.”

Tunes include an ingenious update of George and Ira Gershwin’s “Our Love Is Here to Stay,” with references to Facebook and iPhone. Kerns & Fields' “The Way You Look Tonight” also gets a make-over with an intricate arrangement by acclaimed bass clarinetist Todd Marcus. ...
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