92Y 2011-2012 Season to Spotlight Vocalists

Paula West, Sandy Stewart and Kurt Elling scheduled

Paula West, performing at tribute to Lena Horne
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Kurt Elling at 2010 Tanglewood Jazz Festival
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This season, 92Y Jazz, presented by the 92nd Street Y on New York’s Upper East Side, will spotlight vocalists. Scheduled performances are:

PAULA WEST

Sat, Nov 19, 8 pm, $70 / $50 / $25 (age 35 & under)

Called one of the hardest-swinging jazz vocalists working today, the San Francisco singer will be joined by the George Mesterhazy Quartet.

SANDY STEWART + BILL CHARLAP

Wed, Feb 29, 8 pm, $70 / $50 / $25 (age 35 & under)

Vocalist Stewart has worked with songwriters like Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne and Cy Coleman. Her son, Bill Charlap, is a premier jazz pianist and artistic director of 92Y’s Jazz in July festival. They’ll be joined by Harry Allen (saxophone); Peter Washington (bass); and Kenny Washington (drums).

KURT ELLING SWINGS SINATRA

Sat, Apr 25, 8 pm, $70 / $50 / $25 (age 35 & under)

The Grammy Award-winning vocalist salutes the Chairman of the Board on the 50th anniversary his landmark album Live in Paris with an evening of stories and standards.

For more information visit 92Y Jazz.