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Thursday 12/5 from 5 PM to 9 PM
Artwork by Vincent Castaldi
Gifts crafted by Jason Andrade
Live music by Alexus Lee
Image artwork by Vincent Castaldi
Cocktails for a Cause!
Guest bartenders and guests attended a local restaurant and bar “The River Social” this wednesday April 10th 2019 to enjoy cocktails for a cause. 100% of tips received were donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society! The night featured Lindsay LaDeluca, Mario Hilario, Alana Cerrone, Amy Pontes, Julianne Lima, Maddie Cat-Country, Mike D On Air, Jessica On Air, Zack Green, Brent & Ryan from the PD and many more! The event was a entertaining success!
Video Credited to Niki Swaby
WHAT A FABULOUS NIGHT!!
SPOOKY WEATHER, CREATIVE COSTUMES.
Thanks to ALL who contributed to an Immortal Evening.
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Jeanette St Pierre/Providence Monthly
Jerri Calenda/MAC Cosmetics/Macy’s
Martinelli’s Bistro & Catering
Lots of food, laughs, dancing
and $9000 raised for spurwinkri.org & hopehospiceri.org, Glen Badessa’s favorite charities.
We might be onto something here…
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Spurwink RI (Memo: Gail Badessa Fund) 1 Spurwink Pl, Cranston, RI 02910
Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island (Memo: Glen Badessa) 1085 N Main St, Providence, RI 02904
Vincent Castaldi Painting Auctioned at $1200
Sunday, October 29th, 7-11 P.M. at the Dark Lady, 19 Snow Street, Providence, RI 02903
Join us for an Immortal Evening, a Halloween party thrown in honor of our dear Glen Badessa/Immortal Cosmetics
Given by Family and Friends
Your $50 donation will benefit Spurwink RI/ the Gail Badessa foundation, benefits from the auction will benefit home and hospice care RI
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Munchies, Cash Bar, DJ Paul, Auction
Costume Contests in 3 Categories (Costumes a MUST)
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It is with deep shock and sadness that we report the unexpected passing of Debra Mann, an acclaimed and supremely talented jazz singer, pianist and composer on our Whaling City Sound label. Her most recent recording, #FullCircle, featuring the music of Joni Mitchell, was released in August 2018. She had also released three CD recordings on her label, Jobe Records.
Her career was decorated with highlights. A Berklee College of Music grad, Debra was widely hailed as Rhode Island’s premier jazz pianist and vocalist. She performed at Symphony Hall Boston as a featured guest soloist with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra. She had the distinct honor of performing at the request of Frank Sinatra. In celebration of Women’s History Month, she performed with her trio on Ron Della Chiesa’s WGBHradio program “Music America.” She was a prized member of the regional jazz community, having shared the stage with artists including Dick Johnson, Herb Pomeroy, Gray Sargent, Marshall Woodall, Ted Casher, Jeff Stout, Ed Saindon Vibraphone, and many others. Dino Govoni, Jay Azzolina, David Zinno, Marty Richards, Jerry Leake, and Paul Angel joined her on our “Full Circle” release, recorded with Steve Rizzo, Stable Sound Studio.
We at Whaling City Sound, along with the music community, will miss Debra’s extraordinary and elegant musical voice. We mourn deeply her passing and extend our sympathy to her family and friends.
Debra Mann Performs “Be Cool” at the Narrows!!
Midwest Record review of Full Circle
JazzWeek Most Added+12 Debra Mann “Full Circle Music of Joni Mitchell” Congratulations to Debra on the hard work and fantastic album
A Woman of Heart and Mind
Jazz talent Debra Mann interprets
The textured sounds of Joni Mitchell
It is rare indeed to catch a sighting of Joni Mitchell. The Canadian songwriter, chanteuse and sublime talent has not really toured much, or released an album of new material for that matter. The last time that happened was 2007. So what’s a Joni fan to do? Catch Debra Mann.
Mann is a Joni fan from way back, so much so that she’s taken to performing her songs. The Providence-based jazz artist will be performing a night of jazz-tinged interpretations of Mitchell’s music at Chan’s. The combination makes good sense, considering the fact that Mann is an outstanding jazz performer and so much of Mitchell’s oeuvre resonates with generous jazz overtones.
Debra Mann, pianist and vocalist, has performed in the northeast corner of the U.S. for three decades. Her own artistry was deeply influenced by Joni’s music—from her folk years through her more than deep exploration into jazz.
The reclusive Mitchell is widely regarded as one of the most influential and revered songwriters of our time. Her category-defying style links the worlds of acoustic music with rock, jazz, and classical. Her lyrical sense, phrasing and poetic imagery are as visual as they are musical. Certainly, with no chance of seeing the original, why not enjoy the next best thing?
This is not Mann’s first shot at covering Mitchell’s work. In fact, the first few times were so memorable that her fans were asking for an encore. As an added attraction, Debra’s band features the mega talents of Dino Govoni (sax), Steve DeConti (guitar), Dave Zinno (bass), and Marty Richards (drums).
So come by Chan’s for a night of great music as we celebrate the work of a gifted and influential artist being covered by a gifted and supreme talent in her own right. Ladies and gentleman, on piano and voice, Debra Mann!
I hope you all had a great summer. I can’t remember a better one, myself. As summer comes to its inevitable close, I am preparing for another Joni Mitchell Tribute concert in a new venue. Please help spread the word to jazz and Joni lovers. I hope to see you there. Peace, Debra
Saturday, October 4, 2014
DEBRA MANN-PIANO & VOCALS