174 E Flagler St
Join us in the LOBBY LOUNGE for an evening of JAZZ with the Leesa Richards Quartet. Enjoy refreshing cocktails from the LOBBY BAR and hear some great music with friends and neighbors. This event is FREE.
YVETTE NORWOOD-TIGER: International jazz vocalist, recording artist, songwriter, and vocal coach, is a Detroit, Michigan native who hails from a family of musicians, including a father who played guitar and a mother who played drums. Her CDs, A’LA ELLA! and whY NoT… Love, Peace, Joy, Jazz feature music from great composers such as Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, and the Gershwins. Yvette performs with vocally clean and pure interpretations of the great American Songbook, while emphasizing intonation and storytelling. Her vocal styling and texture is often compared to that of Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. In addition to traditional jazz, her repertoire includes gospel, bebop, Latin jazz, classic songs from popular music, and arias of the great composers such as Puccini. Her mission in music is to uplift, inspire, and heal the heart, mind and spirit of the listener.
Sponsored by: Miami Downtown Development Authority, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, and Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
Presented by: Olympia Theater and Miami Jazz & Film Society