Women of Jazz
Starring Aisha de Haas
Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn, Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald “The First Lady of Jazz” all revolutionized the world of jazz with their innovation voices and unique musical perspectives. This concert celebrates their music contributions and their jazz classics with the multi-talented Jazz singer Aisha de Haas. Aisha de Haas is a versatile Broadway and jazz artist with the ability to sing in a variety of vocal styles. Most recently, Aisha toured North America as Medda Larkin in the 1st National Tour of Disney’s Newsies and is featured in the “live-capture” movie to be released in 2017. Her one-woman jazz show has been her in jazz clubs and festivals around the country.
Gulf Coast Jazz Collective
Founded in 2021, the Gulf Coast Jazz Collective brings the best of live Jazz performance to Southwest Florida. Under the artistic direction of drummer, educator, composer & arranger Paul Gavin, the Jazz Collective invites the best artists from the country to collaborate in concerts that span the entire genre of Jazz.