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Acclaimed Vocalist MICHELLE WALKER Performs at The Side Door Jazz Club in Connecticut with Benito Gonzalez, Ron Affif, Michael O'Brien and E.J. Strickland on SATURDAY AUGUST 15, 2015
(Published: August 10, 2015)

JGP Recording Artist Michelle Walker will Perform Tracks from her New CD Release "Love Misery" at the Side Door Jazz Club

New York, NY - Celebrating the release of her new studio album, jazz vocalist Michelle Walker and her band will be performing live at The Side Door Jazz Club in Old Lyme, CT on Saturday August 15, 2015 performing a special CD release concert showcasing tracks from her CD, "Love Misery", released in summer 2015. Joining Michelle will be Ron Affif on guitar, Benito Gonzalez on piano, Michael O'Brien on bass and E.J. Strickland on drums.

Co-Produced by Michelle Walker and Pianist Toru Dodo, the CD features Joel Frahm, Ron Affif, Toru Dodo, Michael O'Brien, Miki Hirose and Willard Dyson.

"... {Walker} has a soul-comforting allure...." - The Washington Post

"...a tone like warm, burgundy silk...." - Jazz Online

"...a vocalist with extraordinary musicality...." - All About Jazz

"...riveting and passionate...." - Russian TV-1

Rising star vocalist Michelle Walker returns to this popular new jazz club just a few hours north of New York City. She joins a distinguished list of top jazz artists including vocalists Freddy Cole, Rene Marie, Sachal Vasandini, Cyrille Aimee as well as jazz luminaries Bill Charlap, Fred Hersch,Jimmy Greene, Javon Jackson, Manuel Valera and Orrin Evans to perform in this new jazz room.

The Sidedoor Jazz Club is located at 85 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371. RESERVE your seats today by calling (860) 434-0886 or visiting them at thesidedoorjazz.com. Tickets are $28 and seating begins at 7:30pm with show time at 8:30pm.

About Michelle Walker

Armed with a provocative, whiskey-soaked tone, this charismatic jazz singer uses a dynamic blend of blues, bebop, swing and soul to create her story. She is often compared to Cassandra Wilson,Nina Simone and Betty Carter in style and tone. Based in New York, she bends the lines and boundaries of jazz vocal art. Michelle is very versatile, blessed with a beautifully distinctive voice of rich colors and adventurous flexibility. In her new CD "Love Misery", she has arranged a collection of jazz standards, originals and pop tunes. Michelle has toured all throughout the US, Europe and the Far East. Highlights of her career include the Lincoln Center Women in Jazz Festival and performing at the White House for the lighting of the National Christmas Tree.

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For more information about Michelle Walker, please visit her website and join her mailing list to keep up to date on her CD Release and future concerts.

www.MichelleWalkerJazz.co...


*MICHELLE WALKER | UPCOMING APPEARANCES*
(More dates to come | Dates & Times are subject to change)

AUGUST 15, 2015
The Side Door Jazz Club | Old Lyme, CT | 8pm-11:30pm
With Ron Affif, Benito Gonzalez, Michael O'Brien and E.J. Strickland


AUGUST 21, 2015
The 55 Bar | New York, NY | 10pm-2pm
With Jason Ennis, Greg Lewis, Michael O'Brien and Sean Dixon

SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
The Beehive | Boston, MA | 8pm - Midnight
With Jason Ennis, Sean Fitzpatrick, Michael O'Brien and Sean Dixon

SEPTEMBER 5, 2015
The Beat Hotel | Cambridge, MA | 8pm - Midnight
With Jason Ennis, Sean Fitzpatrick, Michael O'Brien and Sean Dixon

SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
The Bop Stop | Cleveland, OH | 7pm - 10pm
With Toru Dodo and Steve Whipple

SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
Blu+ Jazz Club | Akron, OH | 7pm - 10pm
With Toru Dodo and Steve Whipple

SEPTEMBER 20, 2015
The Garden Theater | Columbus, OH | 7:30pm - 10:30pm
With Toru Dodo and Steve Whipple

SEPTEMBER 27TH - OCTOBER 3RD
European Tour

OCTOBER 4TH - 20TH 2015
Russian Federation Tour

NOVEMBER 4TH
Smoke Jazz Club | New York, NY | 7pm, 9pm and 10:30pm Sets
With Toru Dodo, Michael O'Brien and Willard Dyson

NOVEMBER 5TH
Smoke Jazz Club | New York, NY | 7pm, 9pm and 10:30pm Sets
With Sean Fitzpatrick, Michael O'Brien and Willard Dyson

FEBRUARY 19, 2016
GPAC - Performing Arts Center | Memphis, TN | 7:30pm - 10:30pm
With Toru Dodo, Michael O'Brien and Willard Dyson

FEBRUARY 20TH - 27TH 2016
Southwest U.S. Tour
With Toru Dodo, Michael O'Brien and Willard Dyson

MARCH 4th - 6th, 2016
Java Jazz Festival | Jakarta, Indonesia
With Toru Dodo, Michael O'Brien and Willard Dyson

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Paula Lavitz
PL Arts | Management, Booking & PR
PaulaLavitz@gmail.com

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MEDIA & PRESS CONTACT
PL Arts: Management, Booking & PR
Booking & General Inquiry | Paula Lavitz: PaulaLavitz@gmail.com
Press & Radio | Peter Van Noost: PVNoost@gmail.com

About JGP RECORDS: jgprecords@gmail.com
JGP RECORDS is a New York, NY based independent jazz and world music record label launched in June 2001. As a boutique label, the objective is to offer inspired improvised music by up-and-coming artists, arrangers and composers who are motivated to push music in fresh and exciting new directions.

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