Annie Ross Performs Tomorrow Night at the Metropolitan Room, 7/1
Annie Ross has been an abundant contributor to the art of jazz for over 50 years and audiences have the opportunity to see her perform in all her glory every Tuesday at 9:30pm at the Metropolitan Room.
Annie Ross is one of the pioneers of vocalese and the composer of "Twisted" which is one of the most well known examples of vocalese and has influenced subsequent practitioners of the genre. "Twisted" has been recorded by a host of vocalists, including some not normally associated with jazz, including Joni Mitchell and Bette Midler.
As a child Annie Ross entered a talent show on the radio which then resulted in a contract with MGM she then went on to the bright lights of Hollywood at age eight where she appeared in the "The Little Rascals".
Annie Ross grew up to travel the world with her craft and she has became known as a great jazz singer, masterful at ballads and up tempos, with the ability to swing hard, improvise and make every lyric meaningful and revealing. She worked with famous jazz singers including James Moody, Kenny Clarke and even subbed for Billie Holiday at the Apollo Theater.
Ross has not only kept the essence of jazz alive through performing but continues to do so in her recording, workshops, writing and appearances in film, television and radio. She also won the MAC Awards Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.
Audiences will get the opportunity to see Annie every Tuesday night perform with Warren Vache', Tardo Hammer, Jimmy Wormworth, and Neal Minor.
Voted #1 Jazz Cabaret Club by New York Magazine, The Metropolitan Room is one of the most critically acclaimed venues in NYC and is known as the "Home" for big name talents and rising stars. This famed, Flatiron District, 22nd Street bastion for singers, is located in the heart of Manhattan in the Flatiron/Chelsea District. A high-end cabaret and jazz club, the Metropolitan Room brings the best in live music to New York City.
When: Every Tuesday at 9:30pm
Address: The Metropolitan Room located 34 West 22nd Street New York