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Legendary Little Jimmy Scott at Philly’s Zanzibar Blue

After delivering an inspirational performance at the recent Cape May Jazz Festival, vocalist Little Jimmy Scott will perform this Memorial Day weekend at Philadelphia’s Zanzibar Blue.

The small-framed singer’s career is now over a half-century old, and he boasts one of jazz’s most emphatic, brilliant voices. In the April 2000 issue of JazzTimes, reviewer Joel Siegel writes, “No male jazz or pop singer, not even Ray Charles drowning in his own tears or Frank Sinatra in the wee small hours, has expressed heartache as movingly as Little Jimmy Scott.”

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