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Grace Kelly Jazz Quartet at the Prizery Friday

South Boston News
SoVaNow.com / September 20, 2012
Ms. D Productions presents Grace Kelly Jazz Quartet at The Prizery in South Boston this Friday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m.

Twenty years old with seven CDs in release, Kelly has performed in prominent venues at more than 500 concerts worldwide, including the Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Apollo Theatre, Birdland, and Dizzy’s Club as well as the Montreal and Newport Jazz Festivals.

Voted “Best Jazz Act” for four consecutive years, the youngest-ever “Alto Saxophone Rising Star,” and “Best National Jazz Act” for 2012, Kelly has garnered acolades, performing and recording with many of the who’s who in jazz including Dave Brubeck, Wynton Marsalis, Harry Connick Jr., Phil Woods, Toots Thielemans, Kenny Barron, Dianne Reeves, and DeeDee Bridgewater.

Of Grace Kelly, trumpeter Wynton Marsalis states, Kelly “.. plays with intelligence, wit and feeling...the hallmark of a first-class jazz musician.”

Montreal Gazette writes, “Grace is a rising jazz star heading for the stratosphere.. The smart money says we’ll never see this kid on such a small stage again.”

Concert tickets are $24/adult and $10/student and available at Common Grounds (4018 Halifax Rd.) and 3 Women & No Truck (217-B Main St.) in South Boston, and online at http://www.sobocommongrounds.com.

Tickets are available at The Prizery (700 Bruce Street in South Boston) beginning at 6 p.m. that evening.

Presenting Sponsor Common Grounds Coffee Shop with major support from Mid-Atlantic Broadband and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott.

For information, please call 434.222.5137.

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