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The Erin McDougald Jazz Quintet
February 22 | Set Times: 9:30 pm - 10:40 pm
“WEDNESDAY’S CHILD IN WINTER:
Jazz Vocalist Erin McDougald Interprets the Music of
Leonard Cohen, Simon & Garfunkel, Hoagy Carmichael and more!”
Hailed by Downbeat critic Howard Mandel as “one of the best voices in jazz today”, Chicago-based jazz vocalist/composer/bandleader Erin McDougald has collaborated with renowned luminaries and some of the most iconic names in modern jazz, including Ira Sullivan, Dave Liebman, Tom Harrell, Nicholas Payton, Paul Wertico, and Cedar Walton among others. Attracting jazz neophytes and aficionados alike with her elastic vocal range, rhythmic courage and dynamic repertoire, McDougald engages international audiences with a natural, coquettish wit and ingenue-like charm with a warm tone described by Jazz Improv Magazine as “spicy and sweet in equal measure; worldly, thrilling and… positively mercurial”. McDougald has headlined jazz festivals and performed to sold-out houses in the country’s top venues (Chicago’s Green Mill and The Jazz Showcase, New York’s 54 Below, San Diego’s Anthology, Miami’s Sandoval’s…) and Paris venue Le Bilbouquet Club. She has entertained everyone from Maya Angelou to Bob Dylan, Clint Eastwood to Derek Jeeter and Bill Clinton to Bill Murray. On Wednesday, February 22nd, at 9:30pm, in her Club Bonafide debut, McDougald will be presenting unique interpretations and improvisational treatments of music in and outside of the jazz genre; exploring the music of Leonard Cohen, Simon and Garfunkel, Hoagy Carmichael -and more- with gem-songs like Hazy Shade of Winter and Spring can Really Hang You Up the most, featuring some of New York City’s diamonds-in-the-rough, major talents: multi-instrumentalist Rob Block, bassist Cliff Schmitt, and, established luminaries such as reed player Tim Price and drummer Eric Halvorson. Tickets for this one-night-only 70 minute concert are $40.00 per person; McDougald’s CDs will be available for purchasing at the conclusion of the performance.