This swingin' swing show begins with "You Do Something to Me" by legendary vocalist Lena Horne. There are also vocal selections by Linda Ronstadt, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Eydie Gorme's "And the Angels Sing." Al Jolson is featured along with John Pizzarelli, Count Basie, and Dean Martin.
On Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 7:30pm, the 2013-14 Carnegie in Concert season closes with the return of Cincinnati music and television legend Nancy James to the intimate stage of the Otto M. Budig Theatre.
Nancy James: The Voices in My Head features perennial Carnegie favorite and local treasure Nancy James reminiscing in song and story on her four decade career. Nancy James will take patrons down memory lane as she recalls her experiences beginning with CCM to the Bob Braun Show and beyond, along with a little help from her friends.
You're in for a treat with this swing show. Lots and lots of vocalists including Harry Connick, Jr.; Peggy Lee, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald. Plus the big band sounds of Ray Anthony, Glenn Miller and Les Brown.
Our swing expert begins this evening's show with one of our favorites, Rosemary Clooney, followed by Mel Torme and Helen Forrest. You'll also hear from big bands like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and Stan Kenton.