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Ladies Swing The Blues
Friday, October 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Four Jazz Icons Gather in the famed Jazz club BIRDLAND in 1953 to celebrate the recent passing of one of the greatest jazz musicians Charlie Parker and the mysterious circumstances surrounding his premature death..Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn, Peggy Lee, and Ella Fitzgerald and the legendary Charlie Parker inhabit this musical journey chronicling the lives of the most influential music makers of the 20th. century; .and the conspiracy to silence them. LADIES SWING THE BLUES is a 20th-century musical odyssey that sings. swings. confesses the deep truths deeply rooted in the musical landscape of jazz and blues.
Directed and Choreographed by Thomas W. Jones II with Musical Direction by Frazier Thomas Smith…the cast Brittany M. Rumph, Kacy Lynn Carbone, Lily Jones, Latosha Jennings, John Campfield Jr., Abdul-Rahman Qadir, Jeremy Nesbitt, Quentin Mccauley, Ben Levitt — with Latosha Jennings, Brittany M. Rumph, Lily Jones and John J Jr Campfield.