The 1st Annual Black Bottom Jazz Showcase

Unlimited Sky Production and The Preservation of Jazz presented this Black History Month event at Bert’s Warehouse Theater in Detroit on Feb. 25, 2023. The event featured a variety of jazz tributes and performances including a Anita O’Day tributes by male jazz revue, Take 5, and the Olivia Van Goor Quartet. The main event was The Satin Doll Revue, which featured tributes to late jazz greats Bessie Smith, Sarah Vaughn, Billie Holiday, and more. The event was hosted by comedian Mike Bonner, and 40 percent of the proceeds went to support the Hug Detroit Community Services food pantry.