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Jamie Davis, Vocalist for the Count Basie Orchestra, to Appear at Catalina's August 29th

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Catalina's
6725 Sunset Boulevard
Hollywood California 90028
Phone: (323) 466-2210
Music charge: $18.00

August 29th
8:30 and 10:30 shows

Jamie Davis-vocals, Shelly Berg-piano, Greg Fields-drums, Scotty Barnhart-trumpet (Count Basie Orchestra), James Leary- bass (Count Basie Orchestra), Charles McNeil-saxophone

“Davis' clear, resonant baritone voice takes you out for a night on the town, and it leaves you hoping that the evening will never end"—Jim Santella, All About Jazz

Jamie Davis, Vocalist for the Count Basie Orchestra to Appear at Catalina's

Jazz vocalist Jamie Davis, headlining vocalist of the Count Basie Orchestra from 2000- 2003,will appear at Catalina's Bar and Grill for one day, August 29, 2006. Appearing with Mr. Davis will be Shelly Berg-piano, Gregg Field-drums, Scotty Barnhart- trumpet, James Leary-bass, Charles McNeil-saxophone.

This all-star group will perform songs from Jamie's new CD It's a Good Thing a recording featuring the superb singer fronting a first rate big band made up of members of the Basie organization and some of Los Angeles' finest instrumentalists, conducted by Shelly Berg. Produced by legendary Sly and the Family Stone drummer Greg Errico, It's a Good Thing combines swinging arrangements of pop hits by Stevie Wonder and George Harrison with a satisfying mix of Great American Songbook standards and bebop, bossa, ballads and blues. Jamie Davis, blessed with a deep, dark rich voice nurtured in the Pentecostal church, Davis exhibits the influence of the late greats Joe Williams and Lou Rawls, in his own highly personal style.

This story appears courtesy of Jim Eigo, Jazz Promo Services.
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