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Mary Stallings with Kenny Barron
Mary Stallings with Kenny Barron
Phone (866) 920-5299
Price $25.00 - $65.00
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories Jazz Choral / Vocalist

Mary Stallings with Kenny Barron

Thursday, Jan 16 7:30p
SFJAZZ Center San Francisco, CA

Each generation, it seems, discovers Mary Stallings anew. A supremely soulful jazz singer, the San Francisco native has appeared alongside jazz greats including Cal Tjader, Dizzy Gillespie and the Count Basie Orchestra. With her supple sense of swing, blues-inflected phrasing, and gift for empathic interpretation, it’s easy to see why The New York Times declared her “perhaps the best jazz singer alive today.” Stallings has a long history with SFJAZZ, receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at our… Show more

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Mary Stallings with Kenny Barron

"Soul is a quality that can’t be bought or borrowed, faked or sold, which probably explains why Mary Stallings has emerged once again as one of the most distinctive and compelling jazz singers on the scene. " — DownBeat

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Mary Stallings
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Greatly influenced by Carmen McRae, San Francisco native Mary Stallings is a passionate, robust singer who isn't nearly as well known as she should be. The niece of saxman Orlando Stallings, she started singing as a child and sang jazz in Bay Area clubs during her teenage years, when she performed with Louis Jordan & His Tympani 5 and shared the stage with such greats as Wes Montgomery and Ben Webster....
Kenny Barron
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Pianist Kenny Barron, who first came to notice working with Yusef Lateef in the early '60s, has recorded scores of albums as a versatile and highly effective sideman with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, and Ron Carter....
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SFJAZZ Center
201 Franklin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
(866) 920-5299
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