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The 17th Annual Billie Holiday Tribute performs by Sky Covington & Club Crescendo / The Seventh Annual Coat & Blanket Drive at the Tangent Gallery

Detroit , MI - Join us while we celebrate one of the most daring and infectious stylists of our time Billie Holiday. This concert will include Lady Day's music from her Columbia, Commodore, Verve and Decca catalogue. Performing the tribute of Lady Day is none other than, Detroit Music Award Recipient for Outstanding Jazz Vocalist, Ms. Sky Covington and her amazing band, Club Crescendo.. in the Hasten Street district of Detroit at the Tangent Gallery on December 17, 2017 at 7:00p.m. This concert will include Lady Day's music from her Columbia, Commodore, Verve and Decca catalogue. Songs such as “ What a Little Moonlight Can Do", “ You Don’t Know What Love Is”, “Strange Fruit”, "Body and Soul",” Don’t Explain", ‘“Loverman", “Good Morning Heartache", and her signature song “God Bless the Child” will be performed. Over 20 songs will be featured by Ms. Sky Covington and her band Club Crescendo , Jimi Blues on Keys, Gene Dunlap on Drums, Takashi Lio on Bass and John Douglas on Trumpet.

Eleanor Fagan McKay, whom the world remembers best as Billie Holiday and whom Lester Young nicknamed, "Lady Day,” was born April 7, 1915. On July 17, 1959 Billie Holiday, a musical legend still popular today, died an untimely death at the age of 44. Her emotive voice, innovative

techniques and touching songs will forever be remembered and enjoyed.

Sunday, December 17, 2016 at the Tangent Gallery 715 East Milwaukee Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202. The doors will open at 4:00 pm allowing plenty of time to enjoy our special guest band, Dream Ellement, vendors available for holiday shopping and our art exhibit “Love Letter to Jazz” featuring fine artist Kunle. Paired with a delicious food menu & cash bar. We will also celebrate the spirit of giving, While preparing to put in the work for this year’s Seventh Annual Coat & Blanket drive , in hopes that you will find it in your heart to warm up Detroit, one neighbor, in need at a time with your new and gently used coats , and blankets donations ! The Billie Holiday Tribute will begin at 7:00 p.m. ending with a jazz hearted finale.


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