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Roberta Baum jazz tribute to ” THE IMMORTAL MAE WEST “
April 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$15 – $18
Renowned jazz vocalist ROBERTA BAUM presents a musical tribute to “ THE IMMORTAL MAE WEST ” on Friday, April 26th, 8pm at the White Horse in Black Mountain, NC.
The show will feature songs from all of MAE WEST’S films, accompanied by Asheville’s esteemed maestro Michael Jefry Stevens on piano, Craig Sandberg on upright bass, and Rick Dilling on drums. Award-winning Black Mountain poet, GAVIN GEOFFREY DILLARD, will share the stage, with intimate revelations, personal anecdotes, and infamous quips from Mae West’s larger-than-life persona and mythic career.
” One of the most fascinating vocal stylists to emerge in many years, with an exceptional feeling for rhythm and textures and a commanding sense of swing.”
” Endlessly suggestive and inventive, sensual and energetic, Roberta Baum breathes with a musical verve that evokes a fiery lust for freedom we may have forgotten we have.”