Tonight: Emerging vocalists from the local jazz scene pay tribute to Billie Holiday at Chris’

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Alexa Barchini | Photo courtesy of the artist
Alexa Barchini | Photo courtesy of the artist

New blood is coursing in the veins of Philadelphia’s long-standing jazz scene, and a prime opportunity to experience the rising talents comes tonight at Chris’ Jazz Cafe in a tribute to Billie Holiday curated by vocalists Chelsea Reed (of Chelsea Reed and the Fairweather Five) and Alexa Barchini. The group will perform both classics and rarities from Billie Holiday, with most arrangements taken directly from transcripts of original recordings.

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Tickets for the show are $10, or $5 with a student ID, and more information can be found here.

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