WSLR Benefit Concert w/ the Whitney James Quintet
General Event Information
Vocalist Whitney James studied musical theater and opera before falling in love with jazz, and her theatrical background has served her well. She doesn’t just sing a tune—she creatively engages it. James’ debut CD The Nature of Love spent 16 weeks on the National Jazz Charts and received critical acclaim from US and International Jazz Press. In 2012, Whitney was one of thirteen jazz musicians heralded as “Legends in the Making” and was featured on Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz: Rising Stars on NPR radio. Accompanying Whitney are guitarist LaRue Nickelsen, saxophonist Jeremy Powell, drummer Ian Goodman, and bassist Mark Neuenschwander. Tickets: $12 adv/$15 door.