Angelique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves and Lizz Wright in Sing The Truth

Dec 18, 2011 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM

In Sing the Truth, a New York/New Jersey metro-area exclusive that comes to NJPAC’s Prudential Hall on December 18, 2011 at 3pm, three great women of contemporary song – multilingual singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo, Grammy-winning jazz legend Dianne Reeves and jazz/gospel-inspired diva Lizz Wright – pay tribute to three recently departed legends: Miriam Makeba, Abbey Lincoln, and Odetta. The concert will include numbers made famous by that trio of greats, original compositions and titles by other leading ladies of song, ranging from Billie Holiday to Lauryn Hill. The all-star ensemble backing the trio includes pianist Geri Allen, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, bassist James Genus, and guitarist Romero Lubambo.

Tickets are $25-$90 This performance is part of the Wells Fargo Jazz Series. Additional support is provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and Discover Jersey Arts.

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)

Newark NJ 07102

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