Oct. 2, 2008
"A Tribute to Ella, Lady Day, and Mr. B.: The Musical Legacy of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Billy Eckstine" by the Webster Jazz Faculty
Benefit Concert for the TKT Memorial Jazz Scholarship at Webster University
Webster University presents "A Tribute to Ella, Lady Day, and Mr. B.: The Musical Legacy of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Billy Eckstine" by the Webster jazz faculty.
Featured performers include vocalists Jeanne Trevor, Sherri Drake and Eddie Eaton with pianist Marion Miller; Carolbeth True, and Kim Portnoy-piano; Paul DeMarinis-tenor saxophone; Steve Schenkel and Tom Byrne-guitar; Willem von Hombracht-bass and Kevin Gianino, drums.
All proceeds from the concert will benefit a scholarship established in memory of Terry Jackson, Kirk Cappello and Tony Saputo, three former Webster University music students who were members of Reba McEntire’s road band and died in a 1991 airplane crash. The scholarship was established by their family and friends to provide financial assistance to outstanding jazz studies student showing exceptional professional promise.
Monday, October 27, 2008, 7 p.m.
Winifred Moore Auditorium, Webster University, 470 E. Lockwood Ave.
$10 at the door.
Call 968-7032, or the Fine Arts Hotline at 968-7128.