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Marianne Matheny Katz CD Release at Blues Alley

Where

Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Avenue Nw
Washington, DC
202-337-4141

When

Wed, July 30, 2014
8:00 pm

Add to Calendar 2014-07-30 8:00 pm 2014-07-30 Marianne Matheny Katz CD Release at Blues Alley 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.

Ms. Matheny-Katz will be accompanied by an all-star band of performers with large reputations in DC and beyond
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Tickets

$20

Musicians

Warren Wolf
Warren Wolf
vibraphone
Todd Marcus
Todd Marcus
clarinet, bass
Marianne Matheny-Katz
Craig Alston
sax, tenor
Vince Evans
Alex Norris
Alex Norris
trumpet
Eric Kennedy
Russell Kirk
Russell Kirk
saxophone

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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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Liz Fixsen uploaded this event on May 23, 2014

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