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A Musical Tribute to Jazz Legend Sarah "Sassy" Vaughan Featuring Carrie Jackson Quintet


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Proudly Presents a Musical Tribute To Jazz Legend
Sarah “Sassy" Vaughan 3/27/1924 - 4/3/1990

Featuring Carrie Jackson
& Jazzin' All Star Ensemble
Norman Simmons, pn, Lisle Atkinson, bs, James Stewart, sax, Gordon Lane, drms

Friday, March 27, 2009 7:00 pm-11:00 pm
No Cover Charge- Minimum
First come First, First served basis
Food or Beverage purchase required

Priory Restaurant & Jazz Club
Located in the Atrium @ St. Joseph's Plaza
233 West Market Street, Newark, NJ 07103
973-639-7885 or 973-242-8012

For this Priory performance in Newark, NJ, home of Sarah Vaughan, Jackson will be accompanied by world renowned musicians, Norman Simmons, on piano, Lisle Atkinson, on bass, James Stewart, sax, and Gordon Lane, on drums. Carrie's Jazzin' All Star Ensemble are all shining stars with singular voices. Carrie's cohorts have all paid their dues and eagerly a wait an evening to perform classic jazz together.

Sarah Lois Vaughan (nicknamed “Sassy" and “The Divine One") (March 27, 1924 - April 3, 1990) was A Great American jazz singer, described by Scott Yanow as having “One of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century". Sarah was born in Newark, NJ, and at her request was buried in Newark on April 3, 1990, where thousands attended her services.

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