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Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra – Heidi Schmidt sings The Ladies of Jazz
CO Jazz quartet honors the women of jazz with vocalist Heidi Schmidt. Numbers include “God Bless the Child,” “Willow Weep For Me” and more. March 24 – $24 www.coloradojazz.org -303-805-6800.
Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra presents
The Ladies of Jazz
Featuring vocalist Heidi Schmidt
Friday, March 24 2023, at 7:30 p.m. in Parker
The Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra’s (CJRO) quartet honors the women of jazz as part of the Friday Night Jazz Series led by vocalist Heidi Schmidt. Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Nancy Wilson are just three of iconic women featured in the program at the Schoolhouse in Parker. To purchase tickets, go to https://www.coloradojazz.org/concerts
Musical numbers include “I Can’t Give You Anything but Love,” “God Bless the Child,” and “Willow Weep For Me”.
Heidi Schmidt has danced with gypsies, shared coffee with Bedouins, sipped tea in the House of Lords, and sung jazz for Transylvanian Franciscan monks – her delivery is shaped by rich experience. Heidi launched her professional singing career in Eastern Europe, refined it touring throughout Western Europe, and produced three albums while living in Romania. Now back in hometown Denver, Heidi has won numerous awards and earned a following on the local jazz scene.
The all-woman quartet features Briana Harris (Saxophone), Tenia Nelson (Piano), Kim Bird (Bass) and Jill Fredericks (Drums).
Founded in 2012 by bandleader, Art Bouton, with a mission to perform the best music with the best musicians, the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra does just that and more. Exciting world-renowned guest artists and many of the finest regional musicians perform anything from rollicking b