The Metropolitan Jazz Octet teams up with dynamic jazz vocalist Dee Alexander to perform music from their album, It’s Too Hot for Words, a reimagining of classic Billie Holiday songs – played on Holiday’s birthday. They’ll be performing some of Holiday’s swing standards such as “The Blues Are a Brewin’,” “Ain’t Nobody’s Business” and iconic ballads like “I’m a Fool to Want You” and Billie’s famous “Strange Fruit.” This concert will be recorded live for Chicago Jazz Live on WDCB
Date and Time
Friday Apr 7, 2023
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM CDT
April 7 at 8 p.m.
Studio5, 1934 Dempster St., Evanston, IL 60202
$35 for general admission, $45 for cabaret seating