Join us for an evening of incredible live music at City Winery, New York City, on May 16, 2022. Bessie! Empress of the Blues celebrates the legacy of jazz and blues vocalist Bessie Smith through intimate performances by this amazing line-up: Paula Cole, Valerie Simpson, Nona Hendryx, Terri Lyne Carrington, Madeleine Peyroux, Allan Harris, Morley, Chris Bergson & Ellis Hooks, and Samara Joy. Your host for the evening will be Emmy Award winner, veteran broadcaster, and musicologist, Mark Ruffin, the Program Director/On-Air host for Sirius XM’s Real Jazz channel.
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