Event: Friday, May 19 from 8pm to 10pm
Whether she is singing solo, duo, or with a 17-piece big band, her voice captures you.” – Ellen Williams Carter, WPFW-FM 89.3.
For the first time ever, Montpelier will host jazz vocalist Renée Georges and Georjazz in concert. Led by trombonist DuPort Georges, the band features some of the region’s most respected musicians: pianist José André Montaño drummer/percussionist Nasar Abadey and bassist Herman Burney. Their program, “Jazz Tapestries,” introduces catchy originals and includes beloved standards the singer has performed around the globe. Enjoy immensely popular “Georgia on My Mind,” made popular by Ray Charles. It’s a song Renée Georges recalls hearing him sing every night, just before she and the other Raelettes took the stage on their far-reaching tours. This is a Live!@ Montpelier debut!
$25/person; 10% discount for Montpelier members and seniors. 8pm.
Montpelier Arts Center is located at 9652 Muirkirk Rd, Laurel, MD. For more information about Montpelier, please call 301-377-7800 or find them on the web at arts.pgparks.com