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O.Henry Hotel Cocktails & Jazz: Vaughan Penn

Thu, Dec 14, 2023
Artists Dave Fox (piano), Neill Clegg (saxophone, clarinet and flute) and Matt Kendrick (double bass) will be joined by guest vocalists, who cover The Great American Songbook and jazz classics including swing…and modal classics from the late ‘50s to early ‘60s, as well as Brazilian jazz from the early ‘60s. No cover charge! About the artist: Vaughan’s smoky-contralto vocals and songwriter chops are influenced by Etta James, Tina Turner, Koko Taylor and Stevie Nicks. Two of her original jazz songs – Miss You Most and Don’t Make Me Wait have been featured on NBC’s Go-On and E-Channel’s The Arrangement. A North Carolina singer/songwriter, recording artist/producer, Vaughan’s original music has been featured over 155 times in television shows and movies including Grey’s Anatomy, L-Word, Californication, MTV’s The Hills, Laguna Beach and the Oscar Winning film The Big Short to name a few