Tickets – $15 (purchase on Eventbrite)
Doors at 6:30 pm | performance at 7 pm
Jazz performance featuring Jamille Hunter (vocals), Keenan Shotwell (piano), Vince Oglesby (bass), Isaac Daniels (saxophone), and Chris Pat (drums) performing the works of jazz legend Sarah Vaughan.
The Crosstown Jazz Series, presented by Strictly Jazz Entertainment in collaboration with Crosstown Arts, is designed to salute classic jazz music as contemporary musicians perform the work of the legends.
About Jamille Hunter:
Jamille JAM Hunter and Mood Swing is a Memphis-based jazz band led by Jamille Hunter and Keenan Shotwell. Jam is a dynamic vocalist who is making her mark on the jazz scene with her mesmerizing vocals and contemporary approach to classic and modern jazz. The group was formed in 2010 and recently released their third music project on June 17, 2017 titled “Sassy’s Return — The SV Project.”
“Sassy’s Return” is already in rotation on several radio stations. The two previous releases contained original music written by Jamille JAM Hunter. Mood Swing has performed at the River Arts Fest, On Location: International Film and Music Festival, The Black Arts Fest, and the Memphis International Jazz Festival, in addition to numerous clubs and other venues.
About Strictly Jazz Entertainment:
Strictly Jazz Entertainment is committed to cultivating a growing community in the knowledge and appreciation of jazz. We facilitate dialogue and collaboration between the devoted supporters of jazz and the brand new constituents – those new to the genre – for the furthering of the jazz community. We provide a bridge between leading artists and a community that typically does not embrace jazz by promoting concerts in various venues to generate an atmosphere that is viable for the absorption of pure jazz.