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Cynthia Basinet Attends LA Jazz Society 2016 Tribute Awards Honoring Quincy Jones
(Published: November 21, 2016)

(Hollywood) Jazz pop artist, actress Cynthia Basinet best known for her iconic version of, "Santa Baby" attended the Jazz Tribute Awards and Concert Saturday night honoring the legendary Quincy Jones.

Alan and Marilyn Bergman presented Quincy Jones with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his focus on mentoring. Quincy, himself was merely 13 when he began studying under Clark Terry and later winning his first Grammy in 1963.

The concert swung under the musical direction of John Clayton with performances by Evan Abounassar, Patti Austin. Emily Bear, Rickey Minor, Siedah Garrett, Justin Kaufflin, Darynn Dean, Alfredo Rodriquez and the LA Jazz Society All Star Big Band.

The Los Angeles Jazz Society Tribute Awards are a "celebration of 33 years honoring jazz legends and supporting the mission to honor the legacy of jazz and assure its future by nurturing jazz musicians and audiences of tomorrow".

More on Cynthia: Long considered "one of the most sultry and seductive voices in the history of music" she can be heard on playlists with Ella, Johnny Mathis, Tony Bennett to Harry Connick Jr. Her latest Holiday offering, "The Christmas Song" along with her classics, "Going Out Of My Head" "Haunted Heart" and "Two For Two" from her full length CD, "The Standard" can be found on iTunes:
Send love this Holiday season with the gift of music, "hurry tonite..."


More Information: http://www.cynthiabasinet.com

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