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Jane Monheit at The American Theatre

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Vocalist Jane Monheit surprised both the audience and the management at The American Theatre in Hampton, Virginia with her first holiday show of the season on November 30. Though her interpretations of the Great American Songbook and torch songs were missed, Monheit and her trio— pianist Michael Kanan, bassist Neal Miner, and drummer Joe Strasser—still moved the room. Monheit is known for pulling the audience into sad songs of unrequited love. That evening, she threw her head back in joy for tunes like "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" and put the audience in a festive mood.

Please enjoy these photos from this joyous performance!
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