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Amanda Carr with Les Femmes de Chanson
July 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
From a Night in Tunisia to A Night to Remember this all female, all-star quartet delivers the American Songbook with a fresh spin and unique interpretations, yet stays true to the Songbook melodies we all know and love. International jazz recording artist Amanda Carr, along with pianist/vocalist Yvonne Monnett and bassist, Genevieve Rose present an intimate but energetic program that entices, engages and entertains.
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