The team of outstanding Broadway vocalist Capathia Jenkins and award-winning songwriter/performer Louis Rosen returns to Joe's Pub with their new band for three exciting concerts to celebrate the launch of their debut CD, South Side Stories, a suite of songs of youth, coming of age and experience. The concerts also include selections from the acclaimed Twelve Songs on poems by May Angelou, which debuted at Joe's Pub last year in two sold-out concerts; and a preview from Rosen's newest work for Ms. Jenkins, Giovanni Songs, with words by the acclaimed poet Nikki Giovanni. Ms. Jenkins' is currently performing in the Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, and has also been seen in Caroline, Or Change, The Civil War, and Bacharach and David's The Look of Love. Louis Rosen's songs and theater music have been performed in concert halls, cabarets and theaters in New York and around the country. He was recently awarded a 2005-2006 Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Music Composition.