SPOTLIGHT ON ETTA JAMES
January 10 - January 20
Come and experience the story of one of the world’s most exciting singers and her equally exciting life! Etta James was the living embodiment of American pop music from the 1950’s through her death in 2012. From a gospel music phenomenon at age 4, a rhythm and blues star at 14 and a jazz and blues icon in her later years, Etta James helped invent soul music and rock and roll. A major influence on such singers as Beyonce’ and Christina Aguilera, Etta James was ranked number 22 on Rolling Stone Magazine‘s list of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time. “Spotlight on Etta James” features 24 songs, including “At Last,” “Baby What You Want Me To Do,” “The Blues Is My Business,” “Cry Me A River” and “The Man I Love.”
Backing up the vocalists in “Spotlight on Etta James” are Michael Vannice (Musical Director/Organ), Brent Norton (Guitar), Randy Magallanes (Saxophone), Daryl Fjeldheim (Saxophone), Jay Jorgensen (Bass) and Steve Sutfin (Drums).
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