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Take 5: 5 Jazz Greats Perform 5 Jazz Legends

May 1, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Out of the Mouth of Jazz Series ignites its fifth production, TAKE 5 – A Tribute to 5 Great Men of Jazz performed by 5 Great men of Jazz, highlighting incredible vocal stylists and an instrumentalist. Yes, five amazing talents for one low price! Our amazing Metro Detroit men will delight and enrapture audiences. This debut is not to be missed with trumpeter Allen Denard honoring Miles Davis, Darren A. Jackson singing Billy Ekstine, Smoke Jones emulating Nat King Cole, Kenny Watson taking on Leon Thomas and Charles Prophet Jr. presents Charlie Parker for one night only. Accompanied by James Shelton on Piano, Darrell Smith on Upright Bass , Jeff Canady on Drums.. Narrated by Comedian Mike Bonner.

Unlimited Sky Productions continues to promote the presence of jazz, both past and present, melding generations with song. It is through music that we become alive as a community, as a culture, as human beings. Join us for a lively night of camaraderie, cocktails, and timeless compositions at Aretha’s Jazz Café 350 Madison Detroit Michigan, on May 1,2023 @ 8p. Doors open at 7p and tickets are $35 presale, available online. Seating is first come, first serve.

“TAKE 5” A Musical Jazz Tribute Celebrating the music of 5 Jazz Legends
Miles Davis performed by Allen Denard
Billy Ekstine performed by Darren A. Jackson
Nat King Cole performed by Smoke Jones
Charlie Parker performed by Charles Prophet Jr.
Leon Thomas lll performed by Kenny Watson


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Nicole Freeman
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