Locally adored and Internationally acclaimed jazz and blues singer Kim Nalley is joined by her band Tammy Hall (piano), Michael Zisman (bass), Kent Bryson (drums), and special guest legendary jazz tenor saxophonist Houston Person for a two-week engagement. Nalley will lend her three-and-a-half-octave range to a memorable set of jazz and blues standards.
Houston Person is the recipient of numerous Grammy nominations and the Eubie Blake Jazz Award and is known for his 30-year collaboration with vocalist Etta Jones. Person has performed on the albums of such luminaries as Lena Horne and Lou Rawls, and Kendrick Lamar sampled Person's music in "Mortal Man" from To Pimp a Butterfly.
At the August 9 performance, Denise Perrier will be a special guest. As a young artist, Ms. Perrier was discovered by Louis Armstrong singing in San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel. She has built a career thrilling audiences with her sultry contralto voice and emotional interpretations of the lyrics.