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Aja Parham Sings The Songs Of Sarah Vaughan
Sep 10 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jazz, Sultry, Romantic, Soulful Tribute
One of the defining voices of Jazz, Sarah Vaughan performed for almost 50 years, known for her beautiful, rich and expressive voice, most notably her range and unique vibrato. Paying homage to her influence, Aja sings such songs as “Someone To Watch Over Me”, “Misty”, and “What Is This Thing Called Love?”
Aja Parham vocals
Abebi Stafford piano
Nathan Norman drums
Dan Carpel bass
Peter Skervold sax, flute
Aja Parham has performed with the Minnesota Opera, Skylark Opera, Penumbra Theatre and the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. Aja recently recorded with Kashimana Ahua on her album “Phantom Cries”, and has performed with many of the Twin Cities’ best jazz musicians as well as many well-known musicians from around the country – like trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis, drummer Francisco Mela, Wess Anderson, James Rocco, Arne Fogel, Jay Epstein, Doctor Mambo’s Combo, Margie Cox and the Minnesota Orchestra. In addition to being a performer, Aja is also a voice instructor and has been a vocal jazz clinician for several years.