Conceived and Originally Directed by Sheldon Epps
Original Vocal Arrangements and Musical Direction by Chapman Roberts
Orchestrations and Additional Vocal Arrangements by Sy Johnson – Directed by Yvette Freeman
January 11 – February 5, 2023 According to the legendary Billie Holiday, “Blues is to jazz what yeast is to bread.” With 26 glorious, hot, torchy songs fueling this revue, a powerful cast of singers plumb the innermost reaches of their hearts, sharing the heartbreak and humor of life and the indomitable will to do more than survive. You’ll hear such favorites as “Stompin’ at the Savoy,” “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out,” and “Wasted Life Blues.” Whether you’re a novice or die-hard jazz fan, prepare yourself for a thrilling evening you won’t soon forget.