In a span of two decades, 11 recordings and countless stage performances, Grammy-nominated vocalist René Marie has cemented her reputation as not only a singer but also a composer, arranger, theatrical performer and teacher. Guided and tempered by powerful life lessons and rooted in jazz traditions laid down by Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington and other leading ladies of past generations, she borrows various elements of folk, R&B and even classical and country to create a captivating hybrid style.
René Marie performs at Scullers Jazz Club on Thursday, Aug 10. Showtime is 8 PM. Tickets $30/$45