Sunday Night Jazz in the Lounge featuring Dara Tucker - 11/26
at City Winery Nashville
- 8:30pm APPX
With a rich and emphatic voice that is instantly recognizable, vocalist and songwriter DaraTucker is making a unique imprint on the world of jazz and beyond. Tucker's current CD "Oklahoma Rain" showcases unique originals that blend the roots music tradition of jazz, singer songwriter, soul and Americana. Based in Nashville, Tucker made her national television debut in July of 2015 on "The Tavis Smiley Show" on PBS, was a finalist in the 2016 Mid Atlantic Jazz Festival Vocal Competition and opened for Grammy Winning Jazz Vocalist Gregory Porter at The Tennessee Performing Arts Center. She has captured "Best Jazz Vocalist" honors in Nashville's NIMA Awards. Within the last three years, Dara has won over audiences in the U.S. on such stages as The Blue Note (NYC), Smoke (NYC), San Jose Jazz Festival, The International Festival of Arts and Ideas (New Haven, CT) Snug Harbor (New Orleans) and Scullers (Boston.) In his description ofDara Tucker, The Wall Street Journal's Marc Myers said, ""I can't remember the last time I heard a new vocalist who impressed me so completely as Tucker. She has a beautiful, soulful voice, and her original songs are honest and innocent personal expressions backed by languid arrangements and skilled playing.