FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Vocalist, ROSE KINGSLEY and BOB CORWIN, (son-in-law, Pianist and Collaborator to Johnny Mercer)
Through the Years with Johnny Mercer
Thursday, July 28, 2016, 6:00pm
AT Birdland, EST. 1949 “The Jazz Corner of the World”
NYC’s Birdland presents ROSE KINGSLEY, “renowned opera singer turned jazz great” & Musical Director BOB CORWIN, Son-in -law, Pianist and Collaborator to JOHNNY MERCER performing Through the Years with Johnny Mercer. BOB CORWIN has made new Mercer arrangements to fit Rose’s unique singing style.
Beginning with”Goody, Goody”, of 1936 to his Final Academy Award Winners, “Days of Wine and Roses” and “Moon River”, Rose will take you on a chronological Musical Journey with The Great Mercer, adding anecdotes and stories, some never before heard!
THROUGH THE YEARS WITH JOHNNY MERCER will definitely leave you ‘humming’ as you walk out the door! Rose Kingsley in Through the Years with Johnny Mercer plays Birdland (315 West 44th St) on July 28, 2016 Tickets are $25.00 and $10 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at http://www.birdlandjazz.com/event/1182723-rose-kingsley-vocalist-bob-new-york/.
MORE ABOUT ROSE KINGSLEY
Opera great turned Jazz great Rose Kingsley is now wowing Audiences from Hollywood to New York with her unique singing style. Roses operatic training, 4 octave range, and rich sultry voice allows her to tell the story of the songs she sings in a way that taps into the intimate side of her artistry and touches the heart and soul of her audience.
Rose has performed at such venues including The Metropolitan Opera, NYC, Carnegie Hall, NYC and Steinway Hall, NYC, Houston Grand Opera, to name a few!
She has performed with such Greats as LUCIANO PAVORATTI, PLACIDO DOMINGO, BOB HOPE, FRANK SINATRA, PETER NERO, JOHN DENVER , KATHRYN GRAYSON, AND CONNIE FRANCES.
Rose has also shared her Talent for 3 US Presidents, GEORGE H.W. BUSH, GERALD FORD, AND WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON. She has also done a COMMAND PERFORMANCE FOR HRH PRINCE CHARLES .
Rose has now successfully crossed over from Opera to Pop Jazz and Blues and last year released her first CD Album “This Is My Life” that received “5 Star” reviews from Associated Press and Jazz Weekly.
Casting New Lives
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