Carmen McRae Reimagined – 8 pm Set
May 11, 2016
8:00 pm
Washington, DC
Blues Alley
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8pm set @Blues Alley

On May 11 th Rochelle presents a unique tribute to the late Carmen McRae, at DC’s historic jazz club Blues Alley.

About Carmen McRae

Carmen Mercedes McRae (April 8, 1922 – November 10, 1994) was an American jazz singer, composer, pianist, and actress. Considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century, it was her behind-the-beat phrasing and her ironic interpretations of song lyrics that made her memorable.[1] McRae drew inspiration from Billie Holiday, but established her own distinctive voice. She went on to record more than 60 albums, enjoying a rich musical career, performing and recording in the United States, Europe, and Japan.