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Amanda Carr, featuring Elan Trotman!
August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Amanda Carr is a multi-styled vocalist/pianist, who has performed and recorded in the U.S. and abroad. Twice a feature story by respected writer/author Nat Hentoff in The Wall Street Journal, she garnered global exposure as he hailed her, “…a true jazz singer in a time of wannabes.” With 5 jazz vocal recordings, global distribution and airplay, Amanda continues to perform as a solo artist while remaining a popular guest artist. Amanda Carr has been a vocalist with Keith Lockhart and The Boston Pops, The Artie Shaw Orchestra, Harry James Band and the Glenn Miller Orchestra and recently with Michael Feinstein in concert.
Nominee “2016 Jazz Artist of the Year: Boston Music Awards
“. . . The swing is undeniable, her freedom around the beat, the aptness of her phrasing . . . her ability to blend with the other musicians.” -Jon Garelick, The Boston Phoenix
“. . . a warm and expressive voice, she can improvise well, and fully understands the lyrics that she interprets.” -Scott Yanow, LA Jazz Scene
Sax-Man Elan Trotman has quickly become one of the fastest rising stars in jazz with over 10 Billboard topping radio singles in his young career. Elan’s latest release pays tribute to Motown Legend Margin Gaye.Trotman brings a blend of smooth and tropical grooves to major festivals and cruises worldwide. In addition to a successful solo career, the Berklee College of Music graduate has also worked as a side-man with some of the biggest names in the biz including Roberta Flack, Jeffrey Osborne, Johnny Gill, Peabo Bryson, Michael Mcdonald, Jonathan Butler, Sheila E and Earl Klugh. Elan is also a regular National Anthem performer for the Boston Red-Sox and the Boston Celtics. As an avid golfer, he’s also appeared as a celebrity and entertainer for numerous Charity outings including tournaments for former Celtic Ray Allen and Comedian Chris Tucker. In 2014 Elan founded the Annual Barbados Jazz Excursion & Golf Weekend which directly supports his Never Lose Your Drive Foundation in Barbados