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Spring Jazz Series: Vanessa Racci’s Prohibition Night

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$38

Vanessa Racci is a jazz and cabaret singer of Italian American descent with a passion for retro jazz and music made famous by Italian Americans.
She currently performs several shows that celebrate American jazz composers, Italian American music and their contributions to jazz and pop in the US.

Growing up with her Southern Italian grandfather in New York, Vanessa learned Italian American classics and jazz at an early age, hearing Dean Martin, Connie Francis, Frank Sinatra and the like played throughout the house. She developed as a singer in musical theater (starring in professional theater at age 12), discovered her love for jazz in her 20’s and started touring with a trio.

Vanessa recently released her second album, Jazzy Italian, on Zoho Jazz Label, devoted to celebrating Italian American jazz composers, which reached #8 on the RMR jazz chart and has been programmed on Siriusly Sinatra. She also launched several shows with tributes to Connie Francis, Bobby Darin and George Gershwin. Notable appearances include Birdland, Jazz Forum, Metropolitan Room, The Feast of San Gennaro NYC, Don’t Tell Mama, the NIAF Gala in Washington D.C., and a residency at Swing 46 NYC.

Presented in collaboration with New England Arts & Entertainment.

Venue

Palace Theater Poli Club
100 East Main Street
Waterbury, CT United States
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Phone
203-346-2000
View Venue Website

Vanessa Racci is a jazz and cabaret singer of Italian American descent with a passion for retro jazz and music made famous by Italian Americans.
She currently performs several shows that celebrate American jazz composers, Italian American music and their contributions to jazz and pop in the US.

Growing up with her Southern Italian grandfather in New York, Vanessa learned Italian American classics and jazz at an early age, hearing Dean Martin, Connie Francis, Frank Sinatra and the like played throughout the house. She developed as a singer in musical theater (starring in professional theater at age 12), discovered her love for jazz in her 20’s and started touring with a trio.

Vanessa recently released her second album, Jazzy Italian, on Zoho Jazz Label, devoted to celebrating Italian American jazz composers, which reached #8 on the RMR jazz chart and has been programmed on Siriusly Sinatra. She also launched several shows with tributes to Connie Francis, Bobby Darin and George Gershwin. Notable appearances include Birdland, Jazz Forum, Metropolitan Room, The Feast of San Gennaro NYC, Don’t Tell Mama, the NIAF Gala in Washington D.C., and a residency at Swing 46 NYC.

Presented in collaboration with New England Arts & Entertainment.

Venue

Palace Theater Poli Club
100 East Main Street
Waterbury, CT United States
+ Google Map
Phone
203-346-2000
View Venue Website

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