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