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Carol Sloane's exquisite choice of songs and deeply personal interpretations reflect her love and respect for Ellington's music. From the haunting string opening of the fir…
29.01.2011

Barbara Lea at Judy's

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September 13, 2002

JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT SUMMER WAS OVER, BARBARA LEA SMOLDERS AT JUDY'S CHELSEA. FRIDAY NIGHTS, SEPTEMBER 20 THROUGHOUT OCTOBER.

(New York, NY) Celebrated singer Barbara Lea begins a 6 consecutive Friday night engagement in the intimate cabaret room at Judy's on September 20th. The luminous Ms. Lea will feature songs from her latest CD "The Melody Lingers On", with collaborator Wes McAfee at the piano and J …
29.01.2011

Barbara Lea at Judy's

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World-class singer Barbara Lea begins a string of Friday night engagements in the cozy cabaret room at Judy's on March 7th. In an all new show billed as SOME THINGS OLD, SOME THINGS NEW, SOME THINGS BORROWED, the luminescent Ms. Lea will perform an eclectic mix of favorite songs with collaborator Wes McAfee at the piano and John Loehrke on bass.

"She's terrific... a fine singer, with good intonation and excellent diction. She takes liberties with time and phrasing, but never to the detriment …

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April 29, 2003

GET A JUMP ON SUMMER: BARBARA LEA SIZZLES AT CHEZ SUZETTE. 2 FRIDAY NIGHTS, MAY 16 & JUNE 20.

(New York, NY) Join world-class singer, Barbara Lea, in the cozy dining room at Chez Suzette. The effervescent Ms. Lea will sing favorites from her vast and eclectic repertoire of standards and jazz tunes. Reserve early. May 16: Wes McAfee on piano, John Loehrke on bass. June 20: Keith Ingham duo.

"Out of all the performers to be …

BARBARA LEA INITIATES WEEKEND PERFORMANCE POLICY AT THE GENESIUS GUILD'S NEW ROOM, UPSTAIRS@RED. MAY 23 & 24, 30 & 31.

(New York, NY) Jazz singer Barbara Lea is the first performer to be scheduled for weekends at the brand new cabaret room UPSTAIRS@RED, located at 356 West 44th Street, second floor, between 8th and 9th Avenues. Accompanying Ms. Lea will be the Wes McAfee duo.

In a show entitled "Some Things Old, Some Things New, Some Things Borrowed", Ms. Lea will sing gems from her long …

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November 3, 2003

STRADDLING JAZZ AND CABARET, BARBARA LEA ENTRANCES WITH HER NEW SHOW AT MAMA ROSE'S. TWO NIGHTS ONLY! MONDAY & TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17 & 18, 2003. 7:00 pm

(New York, NY) The magic continues as the High Priestess of Popular Song, Barbara Lea, weaves her spell at Mama Rose's with her new show: MEET ME AT THE CORNER OF CABARET AND JAZZ. The luminous Ms. Lea presents favorites and rare gems from her immense repertoire of standards and jazz tunes. Reserv …