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Freddy Cole Quartet
Phone (202) 337-4141
Price $25.00
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Jazz Pop

Freddy Cole Quartet

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 10:00p
Blues Alley Washington, DC

Cole doesn't apologize for sounding like his brother, Nat "King" Cole. There are certain unmistakable similarities. He plays piano and sings and performs live with guitar and upright bass, just like Nat. Yet his voice is raspier, smokier, jazzier even. But he has emerged from the awesome shadow cast by his elder brother. In truth, his phrasing is far closer to that of Frank Sinatra or Billie Holiday than that of his brother and his timing swings a little more.

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Freddy Cole
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The younger brother of Nat King Cole and uncle of Natalie Cole, singer/pianist Freddy Cole sounds a great deal like his celebrated sibling, yet has a personality of his own. Cole, whose vocals tend to be a bit darker and slightly rougher, began playing piano at five or six....
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Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 337-4141
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