SHE IS JAZZ, LIVE! 2023
April is Jazz Appreciation month and Dapper Street presents She Is Jazz, Live; an exquisite, empowering, women in smooth jazz experience; featuring Billboard Charting Artists, Kim Scott and International Saxophonist and Multi- #1 Billboard Charting Artist Paula Atherton with Charlotte's very own, powerhouse vocalist, Gena Chambers.
Presenting at the historical Gambrell Auditorium at Johnson C. Smith University, this "She Energy", smooth jazz experience will also give honor to our jazz mothers who paved the way; women like Billie Holiday, Nina Simone and Ella Fitzgerald who have been incredibly influential in the development of jazz.
She Is Jazz, Live will be a night of celebration, honor and unity while being backed by Charlotte's very own John Dillard Band. This will be an evening to remember.
"She Is Jazz, Live" is a Dapper Street Production
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Kim Scott - Flutist
#1 Billboard Charting Artist!
From her 2011 debut album, “Crossing Over”, to her #1 Billboard charting 2019 album, “Free to Be”, Innervision Records label recording artist Kim Scott has impressed audiences across the globe in performances and on the airwaves. Known for her exceptional tone, intoxicating melodies, and flawless technique, she is one of the most sought-after flutists in both the classical and jazz fields. The contemporary jazz superstar has an ever-growing fan-base garnered from her continued presence on the performance scene and from her visibility as radio host of the nationally syndicated, two-hour jazz program, “Kim Scott’s Block Party Radio”, which airs weekly across the world. She’s a fresh image and sound for today’s contemporary jazz scene.
Official Website: www.kimscottmusic.com
Paula Atherton - Saxophonist
International Saxophonist and Multi- #1 Billboard Recording Artist
Saxophonist, flutist Paula Atherton has enjoyed a long and varied career in contemporary and mainstream jazz. Her acumen on her instruments are poised and adept. Her full-length album Can You Feel It has already begun to garner real accolade with her single also titled “Can You Feel It,” landing a #1 hit, three weeks in a row on Billboard. What is even more cementing about this accolade is she also landed #1 slots on Mediabase and #1 on the Smooth Jazz Network. Each track is produced by various producers including, Bill Heller, best known as the legendary keyboardist for the Rippingtons.
Official Website: www.paulaatherton.com