Free Vail Jazz Festival concert Sunday
VAIL, Colorado Kathy Morrow and her vocalist trio return to the Vail Farmers Market on Sunday with their energetic rendition of pop favorites, all with a jazz flair. The trio, Les Femmes Fatales, consists of Beth Swearingen, Sally Peterson and Kathy Morrow. With a playlist including everything from Dont Sit under the Apple Tree, to Lady Marmalade, and featuring artists from Patti La Belle to the Andrews sisters, the Femmes aim to have you singing along, jumping out of your seats, and dancing.We always enjoy playing the market, Morrow said. Its such an interesting crowd; both those die hard jazz fans who come out to support us, and those who just happen by seem to really love the show. The Femmes diverse backgrounds combine to create an engaging and entertaining show. After traveling and performing in Europe, Asia and parts of the Middle East Morrow, the leader of the gruop, has been singing and playing the piano in the Eagle Valley for the last 17 years, . Her unique energy and musical sense is appreciated by audiences in many venues in and around Vail. Beth Swearingens career has taken her from the Broadway stage around the nation and the world in shows including Cats, A Chorus Line, and Jerome Robbins Broadway. Swearingen has performed as a featured vocal soloist with the Colorado Symphony, and she easily wears many different hats whether as an entertainer, a director or choreographer.Sally Peterson is a proud Jersey girl. After spending time in New York City performing with the Gilbert and Sullivan Players, she headed to Colorado for some R&R. She is currently singing with John Adams from the John Denver Tribute Band. Peterson serves as musical director for Unity of the Mountains, where she has sung with JD & Jan Martin and Greg Tamblyn, among others. The Vail Jazz Foundation presents the blues, standards, vocals and straight ahead jazz to the Vail Farmers Market from noon to 3:30 p.m. on Sundays through Aug. 24. Next weeks show features Tony Gulizia and his Trio. For more information, visit http://www.vailjazz.org.
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