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JazzWest.com presents CLAIRDEE'S CHRISTMAS: Soulful Sounds of the Season
December 24, 2012
10th Annual Christmas Eve Celebration
Monday, Dec 24
- 8pm / $20
Treat yourself and those you love to an unforgettable evening of music and holiday cheer with Clairdee! The soulful jazz vocalist and her world-class ensemble joyfully gift-wrap holiday classics with ribbons of jazz, R&B, and Latin grooves, and deliver electrifying treatments of additional songs of the season.
Clairdee’s inspiring Christmas Eve performances are an annual tradition for the whole family, filled with music to warm your heart, lift your soul and send you dancing into the New Year. This special 10th anniversary celebration is sure to sell out quickly!
Nicolas Bearde, special guest vocalist Gil Gross, master of ceremonies Ken French, music director/piano/keys Ruth Davies, bass Jon Herbst, keys/piano Melecio Magdaluyo, saxophones Jim Zimmerman, drums
About Clairdee Acclaimed for her inventive artistry and magnetic stage presence, the versatile vocal styling of Clairdee has taken her internationally, opening for and collaborating with artists as diverse as Bucky Pizzarelli, Boz Scaggs, the Count Basie Orchestra, clarinet virtuoso Ken Peplowski and the late, great Etta James.
An esteemed lyrical interpreter, Clairdee’s shows mix jazz, blues, pop and soul, as she glides effortlessly between the Great American Songbook, contemporary, and original songs. “My goal is to continue creating, finding and telling new stories that bring us all closer together,” says the veteran singer. “That’s what music is all about.”
Learn more about Clairdee at clairdee.com