Events

Billie Holiday 100th Birthday Tribute Event

Location
Hosted by CMP and featuring a screening of "Lady Sings the Blues" and a live concert
Date

This event takes place at The Forum on the SFUAD campus.

This dynamic tribute event celebrates what would have been iconic singer Billie Holiday’s 100th birthday.

The event will begin with a screening of the 1972 film, “Lady Sings the Blues,” followed by a live performance from several female student vocalists and music faculty from SFUAD, who will perform some of Holiday’s most classic songs (featuring the students’ own unique musical arrangements).

Featuring the following student and SFUAD jazz faculty performers (not reflective of the order of their performance):

Elise Stoffer (Fine And Mellow)

Cabria Scott (Good Morning Heartache)

Janel V. Blanco-Jean-Bart (Them There Eyes)

Tawanda Suessbrich Joaquim (God Bless The Child)

Rachel Dupard (Strange Fruit)

Robert Muller, piano

Andy Zadrozny, bass

Mark Clark, drums

Horace Alexander Young, saxophone

Cake and refreshments will also be served.