Michelle Walker Sings Live @ The 55 Bar On July 24th 7pm

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Michelle Walker
New York, NY - Critically acclaimed jazz vocalist Michelle Walker
Michelle Walker
Michelle Walker

vocalist
will perform the early set on Thursday July 24, 2014 at one of New York City’s most established and loved music watering-hole stages, The 55 BAR. Her sets will consist of originals, new and old standards with her refreshing and engaging arrangements starting promptly at 7:00pm. NO COVER. Joining her will be Ron Affif
Ron Affif
Ron Affif
b.1965
guitar
, Michael O'Brien
Michael O'Brien
Michael O'Brien
b.1975
bass, acoustic
and Sean Fitzpatrick.

Walker has spent the past few years amassing an impressive musical resume of European, US and Asian tours, concert and festival performances. Michelle is often compared to Cassandra Wilson
Cassandra Wilson
Cassandra Wilson
b.1955
vocalist
, Nina Simone
Nina Simone
Nina Simone
1933 - 2003
piano
and Betty Carter
Betty Carter
Betty Carter
1930 - 1998
vocalist
in style and tone. She has opened in concert for Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis
b.1961
trumpet
, Rene Marie
Rene Marie
Rene Marie

vocalist
, Terrell Stafford, Chris Botti
Chris Botti
Chris Botti
b.1962
trumpet
, George Benson
George Benson
George Benson
b.1943
guitar
and Mark Murphy
Mark Murphy
Mark Murphy
b.1932
vocalist
.

Her arrangements of straight-ahead standards and contemporary pop tunes blend genres effortlessly and with an undeniable level of originality that is solidifying her own distinctive sound. Dave Nathan at All About Jazz says, “Walker sings with an extraordinary degree of musicality."


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