Nancy Wilson Jazz Tribute Comes to 54 Below
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents jazz quintet The Café Society as they honor "the grand diva of jazz," Nancy Wilson, on February 1, 2019 at 9:30pm. This carefully curated tribute features a selection of Nancy's songs interwoven with captivating details about her life and music. From her early jazz collaborations with George Shearing and Cannonball Adderley to her biggest R&B hits, enjoy the best of Nancy Wilson as interpreted by this Brooklyn-based group of professional jazz musicians.
The Café Society's tribute to Nancy Wilson plays Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on February 1, 2019 at 9:30pm. There is a $25-$65 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.
MORE ABOUT THE CAFE SOCIETY
In the 1940s, there was one integrated jazz club in New York City where all the greats played: Café Society in the West Village. Today, The Café Society is a Brooklyn-based group of professional jazz musicians led by saxophonist Justin Flynn, bassist Jim Greene, and vocalist Emily Wade Adams. Together with some of the city's most sought-after musicians, they deliver soulful, classic jazz standards without any pretense.
This performance will feature renowned jazz musicians:
MORE ABOUT EMILY WADE ADAMS
Hailing from Cape Cod, Emily attended Wake Forest University as a Presidential Scholar for Voice before moving to San Francisco, where she performed with Ray of Light Theatre as Mrs. Walker in The Who's Tommy, Shawntel in Jerry Springer: The Opera, and Marty in Grease (starring Beth Behrs). She also sang with the San Francisco Symphony and fronted a retro R&B band called the Cosmo Alleycats, with whom she performed at Yoshi's, the Boom Boom Room, and the Fillmore Street Jazz Festival. In 2013, Emily returned to the East Coast, and has since appeared at Feinstein's/54 Below, the Cotuit Center for the Arts, Wellfleet Preservation Hall, and the Spire Center for the Performing Arts with her cabaret tribute to Amy Winehouse, Love is Blind. She performs regularly with her band, The Café Society, and provides backing vocals for various recordings. This summer, she will appear as Freddie Mercury at the Cotuit Center for the Arts' tribute to Queen, We Are the Champions.
MORE ABOUT FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, is a performance venue in the grand tradition of New York City nightlife. A few blocks from the heart of Times Square and just below the legendary Studio 54, Feinstein's/54 Below is a classically designed state-of-the art nightclub in the theatre district that hosts audiences with warmth and style. Feinstein's/54 Below presents iconic and rising stars from the worlds of Broadway and popular music and has set a new standard for culinary excellence worthy of the world-class entertainment on the stage.
In their description of the venue, The New York Times writes, "Feinstein's/54 Below has the intimacy of a large living room with unimpeded views and impeccable sound; there is not a bad seat in the house. Its sultry after-hours ambience is enhanced by brocade-patterned wall panels planted with orange-shaded lanterns. And the atmosphere is warmer and sexier than in Manhattan's other major supper clubs."
Located at 254 West 54th Street, Feinstein's/54 Below features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $5-$105. 54Below.com/Feinsteins