GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - If you love Jazz, you're in for a listening treat when three talented twin cities ladies take the stage. And, it's all free.
It's the launch of the Twin Cities Mobile Jazz Project — Saturday, June 14, from 7:30 – 9 pm at Lake Harriet Bandshell.
Saturday's concert will feature the Twin Cities' three most celebrated female artists – Debbie Duncan, Pippi Ardennia and Thomasina Petrus – who will sing songs from their favorite jazz artist. Each woman has her own unique singing/performing style – and the audience is gonna be blown away.
This series was created by Grammy award-winning producer Andre Fischer, founder and executive director of the Twin Cities Mobile Jazz Project. With 40 Platinum and 25 Gold Albums, Andre Fischer is best known for producing and arranging Natalie Cole's Grammy award-winning album "Unforgettable."
Fischer has also produced and recorded with Rufus featuring Chaka Khan, Patti Labelle, Tony Bennett, James Ingram, B.B. King, Gladys Knight, Nina Simone, Frank Sinatra, the Pointer Sisters, the Temptations, Dusty Springfield, Lou Rawls, Nancy Wilson, Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions, The Rolling Stones tour, the Elton John tour, Etta James, Anita Baker, Janet Jackson, and many more.
He joined KARE 11 News @ 4 with more on the Twin Cities Mobile Jazz Project.
Fischer has assembled an equally talented band for Saturday's concert: award-winning pianist Mary Louise Knutson; Kevin Washington, on drums, of the band Mississippi; Andrew Schwandt, tenor sax from Kolaberate; and Brian Nielsen, keyboards.
The concert at Lake Harriet Bandshell is free and open to the public.