JazzArts Charlotte’s Jazz Room, a casual and intimate setting reminiscent of the classic jazz rooms of yesteryear, returns with vocalist Melissa Morgan singing the music of Billie Holiday. Known for her soft and sultry tone, Morgan is a frequent at New York’s top jazz rooms such as Cleopatra’s Needle, Flute, G Bar, Smalls, Smoke, and St. Nick’s Pub. In 2001, Morgan was featured in performances with Jon Faddis and the Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Stars at the Blue Note in New York and performed at the New York Women of Jazz Festival in 2002. She released her latest album Day Like This in 2016.
Morgan will reimagine the songs of one of her biggest influences, Billie Holiday, the pioneering jazz and swing singer nicknamed, “Lady Day,” and inductee into the Grammy Hall of Fame, National Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame, and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Friday, October 15, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
Friday, October 15, 2021 at 8:15 p.m.
Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 9:15 p.m.