I've have to be honest here. I've never heard of Jacqueline Tabor before playing this CD for the first time. I listen to a lot of these CDs, from male and female singers trying to present their individual takes on the jazz we all know and love, and it's been a while since I've heard someone handle the challenge with such purity and confidence.
Thursday, April 17th at the Palace Theater and Art Bar located in the heart of SODO is a new venue who is supporting Jazz in Seattle. I am going to pay tribute to the legendary Bessie Smtih with Eric Verlinde on piano and Osama Afifi on Bass https://www.palaceartbar.com/ THIS GIG HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED
The legendary Jim Wilke of KNKX broadcast of the Billie Holiday Tribute I had the honor performing is now available on a podcast, iTunes and Spotify
I have had the honor of working with this tremendous orchestra now for the third time and I will say I am proud of this performance and the work it took to create it.
The iconic American singer Billie Holiday is subject to tribute concerts by the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra and guest vocalist Jacqueline Tabor performed at Kirkland performance Center and Benaroya Hall in Seattle.
I am so honored and humbled by being the recipient again of the Earshot Golden Ear Award for 2019. I was in the field of such an amazing field of musicians. Seattle has been so supported by what I do and how I show up as an artist. This City has been amazing to me and allowed me the space to create, I look forward to the healing and future of my home town. Here is the current issue : https://www.earshot.org/project/2020-05-the-2019-golden-ear-seattle-jazzhall-of-fame-awards/