Jazz vocalist Miss Azure McCall and pianist Tennyson Stephens return to Blue Note Hawaii with for their Holiday Jazz Concert playing familiar holiday tunes and jazz standards. This night will also be featuring The Jive Sisters' first performance in over 10 years! Similar to the close harmony swing of the ‘40s and ‘60s, the Nā Hōkū nominated Jive Sisters will have you tapping your feet and snapping your fingers as they riff through the works of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington and, their closest resemblance, The Andrew Sisters.
The Jive Sisters are:
Azure McCall is a two-time Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winner for Jazz Album of the year. Hawaii's First Lady of Jazz is heir to the vocal tradition of Sarah Vaughn and Ella Fitzgerald. She has performed many shows, as well as touring Las Vegas with the Jive Sisters. Between touring, she teaches jazz vocals at the California Jazz Conservatory and the Oakland Public Conservatory of Music.
Shari Lynn is an award-winning singer, actor, writer, producer and educator who continues to appear in theatres, concert halls and showrooms in Hawaii and on the mainland. She is a champion of the Great American Songbook and has been lauded for her original Gershwin and Porter shows.
Annie Renick is a multi-genre vocalist, having performed jazz with the Jive Sisters, musical theatre roles on virtually all of Honolulu’s stages and light opera with the Operettists and the Singers of Hawaii.