Saulsby Performs With Jazz Orchestra
The Heart of Carolina Jazz Society presents a salute to America's black big bands, featuring guest vocalist and narrator Pam Saulsby, Feb. 4, at 8 p.m. at Temple Theatre in Sanford.
Gregg Gelb will directed the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra.
Pam Saulsby, who for many years was a news anchor for WRAL-TV, has now turned much of her attention to singing jazz. Her repertoire includes songs performed by Ella Fitzgerald, and Saulsby will sing some of them in this special concert, such as "Ain't Misbehavin'" and "Satin Doll" with the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra. She will also be the narrator of this concert, which pays tribute to the great big band music that was performed and recorded by top American black bands of the swing era.
Tunes by Duke Ellington and Count Basie, plus by lesser-known leaders such as Benny Carter, Fletcher Henderson and Jimmy Lunceford, will also be performed.
Concert tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students/children (general admission). Call the Temple Theatre Box Office at (919) 774-4155 from 2 to 6 p.m.
Temple Theatre is located at 120 Carthage St. in Sanford.
For more information about the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra and Society, go to www.carolinajazz.com.
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