First Ladies of Jazz & Blues featuring Emilie Surtees Singing Etta James, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone & More
Jazz & Blues has not one queen but three, and impassioned vocalist Emilie Surtees will pay homage to all of them in a Etta James, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone & More tribute concert. From scat to breathy ballads, “First Lady of Song” Billie Holiday could do it all while Etta James is considered one of the greatest blues singers who ever lived. And Nina Simone lit the world on fire with a vibrato that stirred souls and moved mountains. Hear some of this Holy Trinity’s greatest hits as Surtees interprets them with conviction at Club Bonafide in New York.