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09/18/2019 - 09/19/19 Cyrille Aimee
Start Time: 7:30 pm
End Time: 9:30 pm
Event Description

Improvisation is not just a technique for Cyrille Aimée, it’s a way of life. The acclaimed vocalist ventured from singing on street corners in Europe to dazzling audiences at the world’s most prestigious jazz festivals; from sneaking out to sing in gypsy encampments in her native France to acting on Broadway; from braving the notoriously tough audiences at New York’s Apollo Theatre to being called a “rising star in the galaxy of jazz singers” by the  New York Times.  Among countless accolades, Aimée won the Montreux Jazz Festival Vocal Competition and the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition.


Her most recent album,LIVE, is the closing chapter of her years of touring with her innovative two-guitar line-up. As an actress, Aimée co-starred with Bernadette Peters in a Stephen Sondheim tribute at New York’s City Center. This has inspired her into digging deeper in the Sondheim repertoire for her next project. She’s shared her story via master classes, a TEDx talk, and an address at the Conference on World Affairs.


 

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Additional Event Information
Location: Ferring Jazz Bistro 3536 Washington Avenue St. Louis, MO 63103
Submitted by:  Jon Huff