3rd Alabama Women in Jazz Festival (2017)
August 05, 2017 in Madison , AL
1pm - 10pm
Freda Payne As you know, Freda is a Detroit native who realized her talents at an early age of twelve and that makes her a great headline for our program because she understands the importance of youth in music. This year marks Ella Fitzgerald's 100th year anniversary, in which Freda is touring to her "Tribute to Ella", which encompasses personal stories and some of her most memorable songs. http://www.http://www.fredapayne.com/ Paula Atherton A sax player/vocalist and songwriter. Paula has shared the stage with such contemporary jazz notable as The Rippingtoans, Nick Colionne, and more. Paula released her 4th CD titled "Ear Candy" on February 17, 2015 on the Kalimba Music label, owned by Earth, Wind and Fire. BJ (Bettye Jo Miller) Blues/Jazz If you haven't heard of BJ you are in a really exciting position t attend and don't o hear a great keyboard and trombone female player.