Sat, May 11|
Ms Lee has three times (2005, 2006, 2007) been voted one of Sacramento’s top jazz groups and top local entertainer by subscribers in Sacramento Magazine’s annual “Best Of Sacramento issue and is the 2009 Sacramento Magazine editor’s pick as “Best Jazz Diva”.
Time & Location
May 11, 2024, 7:00 PM
Sacramento, 2900 Franklin Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95818, USA
About the Event
Jazz vocalist and recording artist Vivian Lee is truly a child of the world having grown up in a military family, then pursuing a twenty year military career herself. She specializes in the standards – Gershwin, Ellington, Berlin, Mercer, Jobim, and the like, with a little Brubeck, Gillespie and Monk thrown in. Her main venues have been the cabaret/supper clubs and nightclubs such as 7-Mile House in San Francisco, Mondavi Center, Tsakopoulos Galleria,and Three Stages Theater in Folsom and Sacramento Jazz Cooperative She was also a mainstay at the Sacramento Music Festival.Ms Lee has played with such notable musicians as bassists Bill Douglass and Buca Necak, drummers Ed Thigpen and Eddie Marshall, pianists Joe Gilman and Emmett Cohen, trumpeters Al Molina and Dave Bengdekeit, and alto saxophonist Jeff Clayton. She has assembled a top notch ensemble of players from the area. Her current band consists of Joe Gilman or Brenden Lowe on piano, Buca Necak on bass and Jeff Minnieweather on drums. Together with her unique style, phrasing and magical stage presence, they have been captivating audiences from Lake Tahoe to the Bay area.
Known for her story-telling and banter with the audience she will pull you into the world that she creates on stage.
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