CG: Jazz Singer Tammy McCann to Begin NYC Performances, 7/16July 14, 2011 - by NYC News Desk
Chicago Jazz Vocalist, Tammy McCann, will make her long-awaited New York City debut this summer with major performances at five of of the city's most prestigious jazz clubs in July. She will be accompanied by a very select NYC All-Star Band, comprised of Bruce Barth (piano), Richie Goods (bass), Steve Williams (drums), and Joel Frahm (saxophone) and will be celebrating the recent release of her latest CD, Never Let Me Go. Tammy is an internationally experienced vocalist whose powerful, soulful, and versatile voice has been described in the Chicago Tribune as ".....a voIce That soars in all registers, at all tempos, and on all occasions."
The legendary pianist and composer, Ramsey Lewis has said of her: "For all those who like songs from the great American Songbook sung by a talented performer who knows how to get the most out of them, check out Tammy McCann!". And the celebrated writer and critic, Stanley Crouch, has stated...."Here is a fully grown artist whose craft is enhanced by integrity: not only a goal, but a great achievement in itself.".
Tammy has collaborated with many extraordinary musicians and ensembles during her career, including Von Freeman, The Chicago Jazz Orchestra, Les McCann, Ramsey Lewis and the great Ray Charles. Her majestic voice has been heard in concert halls throughout Europe and Russia, and her engagements in clubs and concerts in Chicago areconsistently "standing room only", where she has been described at "the next great voice coming out of Chicago". And now it is time for New York to hear this extraordinary voice during her engagements in the "Big Apple!!
Catch Tammy at any or all of the following clubs:
Saturday, July 16th: BIRDLAND Jazz Club. 315 West 44th Street (between 8th and 9th Ave), New York, NY 10036;
Phone: (212) 581-3080
Set Time: 6:00 PM
Sunday, July 17th: BLUE NOTE Jazz Club. 131 West 3rd Street; New York, NY 10012
Phone: (212) 475-8592
Set Times: 12:30 PM and 2:30 PM
Cover: $24.50 (Includes Brunch, the Show and One drink)
Sunday, July 17th: METROPOLITAN ROOM. 34 West 22nd Street (between 5th and 6th Ave.); New York, NY 10010
Phone: (212) 206-0440
Set Time: 9:30 PM
Cover: $20.00 ( two drink minimum)
Monday, July 18th: DIZZY'S CLUB COCA COLA. 33 West 60th Street, 5th Fl; New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 258-9595
Set Times: 7:30 PM and 9:30 PM
Cover: $20.00 (Students $10.00 w/valid Student ID)
Tuesday, July 19th: SMALLS Jazz Club. DUO with Bruce Barth (Piano). 183 West 10th Street (corner of 7th Ave.); New York, NY 10014
Phone: (212) 252-5091
Set Time: 7:30 PM - 9:15 PM
For more information about Tammy McCann, please visit: http://www.tammymccann.com/