Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Ann Hampton Callaway (vocals), Ted Rosenthal (piano), Martin Wind (bass), Tim Horner (drums), Jimmy Greene (sax)
Tony Award nominee Ann Hampton Callaway salutes songs made famous in films… “Jazz Goes to the Movies.”
This show explores the fascinating ways jazz and film have come together to tell stories.The playlist includes, “Taking a Chance on Love,” from Vernon Duke’s Cabin in the Sky, “Let’s Face the Music and Dance,” from Irving Berlin’s Follow the Fleet, “This Time the Dream’s on Me,” from Harold Arlen’s Blues in the Night, and “As Time Goes By,” the Herman Hupfeld classic from Casablanca.
Callaway also performs jazz songs she has recorded for films, including, “Come Rain or Come Shine.” from The Good Shepherd, starring Robert DeNiro, “The Nearness of You,” from Last Holiday starring Queen Latifah, and “Pourquoi,” a song she wrote for the new film Blind, starring Alec Baldwin and Demi Moore.
“For sheer vocal beauty, no contemporary singer matches Ms. Callaway.” - Stephen Holden, New York Times
“…superbly intelligent, singularly creative pop-jazz stylist who can stand shoulder to shoulder with the likes of Streisand, Ronstadt, Shirley Horn and Dianne Reeves…” – Christopher Loudon, JazzTime