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Flying High

SF Bay Area June 28 tickets          Santa Barbara June 29 tickets 

Billie Holiday, Anita O’Day, Lena Horne, Peggy Lee, Jo Stafford, Rosemary Clooney, Ella Fitzgerald, and others. 


Early in their careers, they were “canaries” -- women singing with the great Big Bands of Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Gene Krupa, Benny Goodman, and others. 


But these women were birds of a feather in more ways than one. They didn’t let bandleaders define them and they all went on to soloist careers. 


Now California-based music nonprofit, Jazz at the Ballroom, is presenting “Flying High: Big Band Canaries Who Soared.” It's a revue of the music made famous by jazz canaries once they spread their wings.!

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Check out a recent concert review here
and listen to our upcoming album here

Line-up includes Champian Fulton, Carmen Bradford, Jane Monheit, Nicholas Payton, Ekep Nkwelle, Lezlie Harrison, Willie Jones III, Charles Ruggiero, Olivia Chindamo, Vanessa Perea, Gretje Angell, Neal Miner, Mike Gurrola and more!

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