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Review: Melba Moore at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club

The indefatigable legendary singer and actress, Melba Moore, dazzled the crowd at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club on Sunday evening. With a very strong family background in music and an early start “hitting the big time” by winning a Tony Award for Purlie, the charismatic Ms. Moore is no stranger to singing music in […]

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Linda Eder at The Barns at Wolf Trap

It was a sold-out, enthusiastic crowd at Linda Eder‘s concert on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at The Barns at Wolf Trap. Between the energy of the crowd and Eder’s own humor and magnificent voice, it was truly a night to remember. Eder called this concert “A Walk Down Memory Lane,” songs from when she was […]

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Joe Sample. Photo courtesy of Wolf Trap.

Joe Sample at The Barns at Wolf Trap by Audrey Thornton

Continuing a long tradition of top notch performances, The Barns at Wolf Trap featured the compositions of contemporary jazz pianist Joe Sample on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. Even before Joe appeared on stage, the ambiance of The Barns’ unique, intimate atmosphere was an inviting prelude with offerings of wine, beer and light […]

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Nnenna Freelon at The KC Jazz Club at The Kennedy Center by Francine Schwartz

The KC Jazz Club featured Nnenna Freelon in their cabaret style venue last night. Those of you who attended the Thelonius Monk Competion in September, also at The Kennedy Center, surely recall her stunning vocal style, as well as her bodacious charm. She was accompanied by bassist John Brown, drummer Adonis Rose, and pianist Brandon McCune. Encouraging the audience […]

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Linda Eder. Photo by Carolina Palmgren.

Linda Eder at The Music Center at Strathmore by Tiffany Draut

The audience entered Strathmore on November 8, 2012, for Linda Eder’s concert Songbirds with high expectations — expectations which were more than amply fulfilled by the delightful concert. Eder explained that often she is asked to choose a “theme” for her concerts, though normally she just sings what she wants. Yet the theme for tonight was […]

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