• Singer Catherine Russell: "Strictly Romancin" At JALC

    March 26, 2012. Posted by Tim Wilkins.

    Singer Catherine Russell talks with WBGO's Gary Walker about her new album, Strictly Romancin, and her performances at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Allen Room on March 30 and 31. At the Allen Room, Russell will lead a ten-piece orchestra through a repertoire which showcases the collaborations between her late father, pianist Luis Russell, and trumpeter Louis Armstrong.

    Russell's orchestra features Matt Munisteri on guitar, Mark Shane on Piano, Jon-Erik Kellso and Dave Brown on trumpets, John Allred on trombone, Dan Block and Andy Farber on reeds, Scott Robinson on horns, Lee Hudson on bass and Marc McLean on drums,

    She will also appear with her quartet with Ehud Asherie on piano, Chris Flory on guitar, Lee Hudson on bass and Marion Felder on drums. for WBGO's Jazz Leadership Society Singers Brunch and Broadcast on April 22.



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