Live From Premier Cabaret Lounge: Colleen Williams Quartet
Friday, November 6 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm$10 – $13
Colleen Williams has been one of the area’s most prominent jazz vocalists. She has been featured with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra as well as, the Virginia Symphony in tribute shows to Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, George Gershwin, and The American Songbook. With The Bobby Jones Trio, she has performed countless concerts and club dates, and in 2003, Bobby Jones and Colleen produced a second album, CW as a followed up to their first collaboration in 1998, TORCHED.
Williams will be joined by jazz pianist Bobby Jones. Originally from Niagara Falls, NY, Bobby Jones entered showbiz at the age of 12, touring with the legendary Sammy Davis, Jr. He went on to perform and record with jazz and entertainment greats, including Paul Anka, Patrick Duffy, Dianne Carroll, Stefan Grappelli, Louis Belson, Lenny White, Dakota Staton, Stephanie Mills, Woody Shaw, Eddie Harris, Donald Byrd, Jeff Jarvis, Bobby Militello, and others.
Jerry Livingston is best known for his work with the legendary Rick James, appearing on five of his albums, including the gold-selling album, Rick James – Reflections. Jerry has appeared on countless R&B and jazz recordings over his long career — artists include Thelma Houston, Billy Phillips, Miki Howard, Stephanie Mills, and The Mary Jane Girls.
While most notably recognized as a drummer, Preston Brown is also an accomplished songwriter, arranger, and choir director. He has maintained a busy club, concert, and recording schedule for more than 20 years. Additionally, Preston has served as Minister of Music and Choir Director at New Mt. Ararat Temple of Prayer under the ministry of his father, Pastor Bishop Dwight E. Brown in Buffalo, NY. In 2017,