$10 – $35

Valentine’s Day Jukebox, ft. Samara McLendon and Lucy Wijnands

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31 Mamaroneck Ave

White Plains, NY 10601

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For something a little different this Valentine’s Day, celebrate your sweetheart with a romantic night of sultry jazz classics, featuring rising stars Samara McLendon and Lucy Wijnands, who will be backed by the John DiMartino Trio. McLendon and Wijnands will sing a playlist of well-loved favorites, followed by a set of audience requests.

McLendon took first place in the 2019 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition and has performed alongside artists like Pasquale Grasso, Jon Faddis and Barry Harris. Wijnands, currently an Ella Fitzgerald Scholar at Purchase College, has shared the stage with musicians like Joe Lovano, Julius Rodriguez, Kenny Washington and David Dejesus.

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$20: Individual ticket includes one glass of wine, beer or soft drink
$35: Couple’s package of 2 concert tickets also includes 2 glasses of wine, beer or soft drink
$10: Student ticket

For more info: artsw.org/mclendonwijnands
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>>>ABOUT THE PERFORMERS<<<

SAMARA MCLENDON
Born and raised in the Castle Hill section of the Bronx, classically-trained vocalist Samara McLendon is a rising star on the jazz circuit. Only a junior in college, she has already performed in many of NYC’s great jazz rooms such as Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, Mezzrow, and the infamous Blue Note with seasoned professionals including Pasquale Grasso, Jon Faddis, and NEA Jazz Master Dr. Barry Harris. In 2019, McLendon took first place in the 8th annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition. She is currently a junior in the Jazz Studies program at SUNY Purchase.

LUCY WIJNANDS
Emerging jazz vocalist, Lucy Wijnands is a spirited enthusiast of jazz music from its beginnings to today. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, she got her start performing with her father, master of stride piano, Bram Wijnands. From a very young age, she sang with her father in many jazz clubs in Kansas City, including the Majestic, the Blue Room, Green Lady Lounge, as well as the Endless Mountain Musical Festival in Pennsylvania. Wijnands, currently an Ella Fitzgerald Scholar at Purchase College, has shared the stage with musicians like Joe Lovano, Julius Rodriguez, Kenny Washington, and David Dejesus.

For more info: artsw.org/mclendonwijnands
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Fill your Valentine's Day weekend with love:
Join us on the following night, February 15, for a special Country Love Song Jukebox ft. Molly Adele Brown concert, too!
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