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RJS Presents... The JAZZ Side of Aretha Franklin - ENCORE!

Richmond Jazz Society, Inc.

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General Admission - Feb 12 - 7pm
RJS Presents... The JAZZ Side of Aretha Franklin - ENCORE!
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General Admission - Feb 12 - 9:30pm
RJS Presents... The JAZZ Side of Aretha Franklin - ENCORE!
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RJS Presents... The JAZZ Side of Aretha Franklin!
ENCORE PERFORMANCE!!

A showcase of Aretha Franklin’s Jazz roots featuring

DESIREE ROOTS

with special guests!

Aretha Franklin is well known as The Queen of Soul, but in the 1960’s Ms. Franklin performed and recorded Jazz music on television, in clubs and concerts on the same bill with such greats as Thelonious MonkJohn ColtraneArt BlakeyCount Basie and even sang with the iconic Duke Ellington at The Newport Jazz Festival. She continued to use Jazz concepts in much of her music throughout her career.
 
She hits the sweet spot where jazz, blues and rhythm & blues meet.”
David Ritz, Author - “RESPECT: The Life Of Aretha Franklin

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Desiree Roots is one of this region’s favorite performers with her “triple-threat” talent of acting, singing and dancing. She is revered for her powerful yet controlled, lush voice with its 3½ octave range; and, her ability to sing nearly every genre including Jazz, Gospel, classical and opera.  Desiree has shared the stage with Grammy Award winning guitarists, Buddy Guy and BB King; Jazz saxophonists Gerald Albright and Boney James; and, was a featured vocalist with The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra.

        Joining Desiree will be vocalists Sharon Rae North and Cat AbriamThe ladies will be accompanied by James 'Saxsmo' Gates (saxes), Keith Willingham (trumpet), Dr. Weldon Hill (piano/keys), Lucy Kilpatrick (piano/keys), Mike Hawkins (bass) and Billy Williams (drums).

 

Doors open at 6pm - Show Times: 7pm & 9:30pm

General Admission: $39

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Have questions about RJS Presents... The JAZZ Side of Aretha Franklin - ENCORE!? Contact Richmond Jazz Society, Inc.

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Capital Ale House Downtown Music Hall
623 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219

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Richmond Jazz Society, Inc.

In 1979 A small group of Jazz fans & musicians, agreed to create a support group for Jazz in Richmond. The concept for the organization was captured in its motto, “dedicated to the education, preservation and advancement of Jazz”.

PO Box 25723 - Richmond VA 23260 - (Tel) 804-643-1972 - (Fax) 804-643-1974 - (Email) rjs@vajazz.org

 

 

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