SideNotes Cabaret Series

ELLA MEETS MEL

Award-winning singers pay tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Mel Tormé, two of the greatest jazz improvisers of the 20th century. Backed by a trio of outstanding musicians, vocalists Ellen Winters and Johnny Rodgers interpret the distinctive styles of Fitzgerald and Tormé, indisputable superstars of the jazz genre. Fresh from sold-out appearances in Chicago, Winters and Rodgers have captured the artistry and essence of the incomparable Ella and Mel. The Chicago Tribune described their performances as "high-flying vocal pyrotechnics" and praised their talents, both individually and collectively. Dramatic ballads, blazing scat, and incredibly complex vocal duets - do not miss this show!

Cast List:

Ellen Winters – Vocals

Johnny Rodgers – Vocals

Sam Steffke – Piano

Hal Miller – Bass

Jim Ryan – Drums

 

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